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Electric shock feeling in hand

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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2nd opinion: Your dr. May be correct but there are many things that could also cause this, from vascular to neurological, etc. If you are uncomfortable with his di... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Neuropathy?: Tingling in extremities sounds more like a possible neuropathy. It would be extremely rare for neuropathy to cause this in your whole body. If you'v... Read More

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Dr. Robert Cerciello
Pediatric Neurology 53 years experience
PINCHED NERVE??: Consult w pcp or neurologist. A test called emg=electromyogram and ncv=nerve conduction velocity should rule this in or out. Atypical seizure also re... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Badman
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Cubital tunnel: Not sure if you hit your "funny bone" or you could have slept on elbow wrong and irritated your ulnar nerve. If it becomes recurrent try an anti-infl... Read More
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Dr. Rita Corona
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Postmeal tingles: The sleepiness is a natural response to digestion. Your blood flow increases to your belly and decreases to some extent to the rest of your body causi... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Possible nerve injur: This could be return of normal sensation or it could reflect a partially interrupted or fully interrupted nerve. In either case, topical, scar massage... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Schaeffer
Pain Management 31 years experience
Possible Nerve Issue: This may represent a nerve irritation somewhere in your hand or higher up your arm. You can try icing and gentle streches and massaging of your finger... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Shapiro
General Practice 7 years experience
Nerve impingement: Impingement or entrapment of the ulnar nerve can cause the feeling of electric shock radiating down ones arm from the elbow to the pink and ring finge... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Wrist pain: The most common nerve to be effected in your wrist is the median nerve. It crosses the wrist to your hand and can be stimulated by palpating your wri... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Not sure all: are connected. Painful muscle spasms in the leg and parasthesias could be due to spinal cord problems. Recent memory problems could be related if you ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Usually a nerve: Tingling or shocking sensations are usually due to a nerve compression. Determining location and body position can help you doctor determine the most... Read More

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