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Write-up: Patient fell from chair and hit head on table in waiting area approx. 5 minutes after receiving vaccine. Resulting from syncope event. Patient stated she has anxiety and is nervous when receiving vaccines. She had her boyfriend in the car and he came in and waited with her for approx. 20 to 30 more minutes. Patient had a small egg on forehead from hitting table and was given an ice bag and water to aid with symptoms. Patient stated she was trying to "breath through it". May have over breathed and resulted in too much CO2. Patient had no other episodes or symptoms following fainting. Patient was contacted and checked on that evening and the next morning, she stated she is feeling okay.
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