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Old 05-15-20, 06:05 PM
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Blackouts are a no win

9days ago riding to work.....blacked out,now have a fine titanium hip replacement, 7 broken ribs, and a lot of pain in rehab hospital....happened so fast...
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Old 05-15-20, 06:10 PM
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9days ago riding to work.....blacked out,now have a fine titanium hip replacement, 7 broken ribs, and a lot of pain in rehab hospital....happened so fast...
Whoa, that's scary. Any idea what happened, why?

I hope you heal quickly. This is an especially bad time to have a medical emergency.
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Old 05-15-20, 06:12 PM
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Got any context?

Oh, sorry to hear about it, by the way.
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Old 05-15-20, 06:25 PM
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oh man! yikes! hang in there! how's the new hip feeling? sounds like you didn't get a traumatic brain injury?
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Old 05-15-20, 06:29 PM
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How did you black out? Existing medical conditions you weren't aware of? Heat? Temps?
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Old 05-15-20, 06:35 PM
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So... what was the cause?

They won't let you drive for months.
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Old 05-15-20, 06:43 PM
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I thought for sure this was gonna be a "lack of major league sports thread" related to the pandemic...

Oh, yeah- to the OP: get better soon.
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Yikes! So sorry this happened, glad you are still with us. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
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THat sucks. Sorry, hope you recover quickly. . Fill us in on the details when you are up to it.
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I blacked out standing up one time and fell and hit my forehead on the bricks of the fireplace. That was no fun but nothing broken thankfully, just a few stitches.
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Did you black out unprovoked? Or did you get hit by a car and that caused you to black out?
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Old 05-16-20, 02:43 AM
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Originally Posted by Pugs2xLove View Post
How did you black out? Existing medical conditions you weren't aware of? Heat? Temps?
Have been trying to get in shape,
Stopped smoking and took up vaping . Vaping is a big lie. Just as dangerous as smoking

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interesting reply.
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I once had a brief dizzy spell on a steep climb. Pretty unnerving. Talked to the doc about it some months later. He said "Did you think to get off and walk?" Subsequent tests didn't come up with any culprit. Best wishes to OP.
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Old 05-16-20, 06:16 AM
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Have been trying to get in shape,
Stopped smoking and took up vaping . Vaping is a big lie. Just as dangerous as smoking

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Don't do either nor do I drink but I've heard that vaping is worse than smoking itself because that chemical stays in your system longer. The vape gets to me more than most cigarettes.
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Originally Posted by shelbyfv View Post
I once had a brief dizzy spell on a steep climb. Pretty unnerving. Talked to the doc about it some months later. He said "Did you think to get off and walk?" Subsequent tests didn't come up with any culprit. Best wishes to OP.
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Old 05-16-20, 06:20 AM
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I blacked out after peeing, woke up staring at a hub cap. went down twisting my leg and awarded myself with a spiral fracture of the femur. at least I was all zipped up & dry. TMI? anyway, turns out itís a thing, cuz I met another guy that it happened to in the privacy of his home. but he didnít break his leg. Iíll never drink grappa again. at least not after drinking all day & night as a night cap
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