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Loss of consciousness

Self-care

Lay person on his or her back and elevate legs higher than heart.

When to seek immediate medical care

Call 911 or local emergency medical number and start CPR if:

  • Person is found unconscious or unresponsive
  • Possible blocked airway, choking, lack of breathing, or weak pulse
  • Head injury
  • Seizure
  • Loss of bowel or bladder control
  • Person has diabetes or is pregnant

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