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While I am taking a shower i get very dizzy and lightheaded. My vision becomes very blurry and i feel as if i may pass out. I sit down as soon as this occurs but when i get up to continue my shower it will start again about a minute later. This usually occurs about 10 or 15 minutes into my shower and sometimes does it when it start washing my hair. Does anyone know why this is happening?
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Are you underweight?  I was very underweight when I was your age - 5'5" and about 80 pounds,  and I felt faint all the time.  Is that what you're experiencing?
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Hey. Have you ever heard of Dysautonomia - POTS?

http://www.dinet.org/pots_an_overview.htm

If it seems to match your symptoms, I would suggest seeing a cardiologist - talk to them about getting a Tilt Table Test done. Lightheadedness, fainting, etc... are classic symptoms of POTS. Do you ever feel those symptoms besides when you shower?

Just an idea, I hope you get some answers soon! Let me know if you have any questions. :)
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Have you considered low blood sugar or low blood pressure?  I have both and this is a common problem for me.
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