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Just went ahead and made a new thread. I'm sure most of you have been following my, but just to summerize: I had a 26cm x 13.5cm x 29cm fluid-filled benign cyst removed via lapartomy (small incision on my bikini line, only 3inches big) on August 30th.
The first week I was in decent pain, the second week it was more like a dull ache, with occasional sharp pain, and this past week I've had little to no pain at all. I'm only taking 1 percocet a day and that's usually just in the morning when I wake up from being a little sore due to the way I sleep. I've felt great, and due to my spouse recently having some health issues of her own, I've been doing a little more around the house.
Well, about 30 minutes ago I was getting all the plates ready to feed my cats, when I started to feel kind of dizzy. I brushed it off as sometimes the percocets make me kind of dizzy, which I know doesn't make sense because I had the one over 5 hours ago, but that's what I was thinking at the time. Still feeling dizzy, I rushed to get their food ready and feed them so I could go ahead and sit down. As I walked towards where I usually feed them, I became increasingly dizzy and disoriented, like the room was spinning. I also got the cold sweats really bad. I stopped, sat on the kitchen chair, put the food down on the kitchen table, and kind of rested my head on the table/my arms in front of me. Next thing I know, I wake up and I'm lying on the ground - my dog licking my face. The chair I was sitting in as well as the one beside it are both knocked to the ground. I think I was only out for maybe a few minutes, if that. I got up, hesitantly, and made my way to the couch. After about a minute, the dizzy-ness went away and I was able to complete my taks without issue. I feel totally fine now, like it never happened. I'm not in pain, my head isn't sore from potentionally hitting it on anything. I've only ever fainted once in my life before and that was when I started my job at a veterinary hospital and had to deal with something super gross my first day, which was over 7 years ago. I've never just randomly fainted.
Should I be worried? I can't really afford to go to my GP. I'm already in so much debt from my surgery and now medical bills for my spouse as well. She's going for an echocardiogram on Friday at my GP's office and I could perhaps ask him then while I'm there since we have the same doctor, but I have my post-surgery appointment with my surgeon next Monday as well. I feel like my recovery has been going great and I was planning to return to work two weeks from today.
Just some background: I am vegan, used to be extremely anemic when I was younger, but I take b12 and iron supplements daily. I'm also taking 10mg of Lexapro once daily. I hadn't eaten today before that happened but I usually don't eat much if anything until dinner time anyways so I'm sure it's nothing to do with that.
I'm not really worried about it, more confused. My spouse isn't home for another hour so I didn't really know who else to ask about it than you guys, even though it could be totally unrelated to my surgery.
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