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A 31-year-old member asked:

i get a electric shock sensation down my arm when i reach outwards. what is causing this?!

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Dr. Stacey Wolfe
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Medical evaluation: This type of pain can be caused by several different things, including neck, shoulder, elbow, etc. You will need to describe the location of the pain and what causes and alleviates it, in combination with a full exam by your physician to help determine what treatment plan is needed.
Dr. Ian Stein
Dr. Ian Stein answered
Neurology 21 years experience
Neck: You should have your neck checked for a disc herniation.

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