A 19-year-old female asked:
I was playing soccer and hit the ball with my head. when i made contact with the ball i felt an electrical shock in my head. what does this mean?
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Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
Nerve compression: If it was a brief sensation it could have been from compression of one of the nerves in your scalp. Just like hitting your "funny bone" which is really a nerve passing around your elbow. If you are having headaches, dizziness, or other ongoing symptoms you should be evaluated by your doctor for other injuries like concussion before playing again.
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Last updated Jul 28, 2014
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