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Electric shock symptoms?

Electric shock symptoms?

Very safe: I do electro convulsive shock treatment/ect for treating mostly severe depression. It is a very safe treatment and has rare side effects... Headache or some body aches and pains etc. Some memory loss but it comes back. It is costly and does not last long, but can pull you out of severe depression for a year or so. Read more

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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Electric shock feeling all over skin?

Electric shock feeling all over skin?

See neurologist: You may be developing a peripheral neuropathy, and would be beneficial to have a neurologist check out. We may help a bit further by a Virtual online consult. Read more

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Electric shock running down my lower back?

Pinched nerve: See your Family Doctor, chiropractor or an urgent care to get relief. Most pinched nerves can heal on their own but you should watch for any weakness in the legs. Read more

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Hello like to know what is electric shock therapy?

Hello like to know what is electric shock therapy?

Depression: For severe and refractory depression ECT (electroconvulsive therapy) can be an effective treatment. Basically, after being given an anesthetic, electric current is given which causes a brief seizure. This sounds barbaric, but in fact it often reboots the brain relieving major depression. Read more

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What exactly does electric shock do to your muscles?

Muscles: Shocks: At low energy levels, electric shocks stimulate the individual muscle cells to twitch singly. At medium energy levels, the muscle cells contract as a group within a muscle bundle. At high energy levels, the whole muscle group will contract. Excessive energy will damage the muscle and release proteins that can cause kidney failure. Read more

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What could cause electric shock feeling in the head?

Neuritis: You could have what is commonly called "a pinched nerve" in your neck. I assume that you do not have any other complaints like dizziness, visual problem, tremor or severe headache. It would be wise to make an appointment with a neurologist and let him/her check you out. Read more

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What can cause electric shock-like sensations on my face?

What can cause electric shock-like sensations on my face?

Trigeminal Neuralgia: This affliction can cause great grief for many of its sufferers. The facial nerves run in front of your ear, and when irritated they cause excruciating pain in the side of the face. We don't know all the different ways this nerve can be irritated or stimulated. It has been said that a brush of wind can cause the symptoms. The pain is described as lancinating but brief. Talk to your doctor about treatment options. Read more

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Why are you knocked unconscious during an electric shock?

Heart or Brain hurt: Electricity may knock you out by stopping the heart or making your blood pressure so low you faint.
If the electricity goes through the brain, it can directly cause unconsciousness by disrupting normal activity of the nerves. Read more

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I have electric shock in my left side of head from 20 days?

Shocking: If you are experiencing "shock like symptoms" this is usually some type of irritation to a nerve. Read more

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What does it mean when you feel an electric shock in your leg?

PINCHED NERVE??: Above most likely. Especially if radiates and usually intermittent. Course of electric shock can help locate orinin of pinched nerve. Pcp or neurologist in order to help better define location and if true cause. Emg and ncv very helpful. Read more

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Getting electric shock in head sometimes leading to headaches?

Getting electric shock in head sometimes leading to headaches?

Shocks in head: And headaches at time. Please start by seeing your doc. He/she may refer you to a neurologist who can test your nerves. Peace and good health. Read more

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Right sided pubic pain feels like electric shock pain what is causing this?

See a doctor: Without further history and the ability to do an exam cannot forward a diagnosis. See somebody who can and get this evaluated. Good luck. Read more

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I had an electric shock after I felt pain at my spinal cord. Is this serious?

Sciatica: When a spur on the adjacent bone joint irritates a nerve leaving the spinal cord through the bony spinal column, a sensation of electrical shock is felt in the area the nerve travels to. Sometimes the cushioning discs between the bony pieces of the spinal column degenerate with protrusion that can similarly irritate a nerve. It is wise to have a physician evaluate this symptom. Read more

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Getting electric shock in head and sometimes gives me headache what can it be?

Neurological: It appears that you have something involving your nervous system and this should be evaluated by a neurologist Read more

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I am having pains on my right shoulder sometimes like an electric shock for 4 to 5 seconds.

Sounds like nerve: Pain, from your limited description. Other things to watch for would be any weakness, muscle wasting or limited range of motion of the shoulder or neck or pain. If this persist, get it checked out by your doc. Read more

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What should I do about pain shooting down my leg? It started a few days ago and is like an electric shock.

What should I do about pain shooting down my leg? It started a few days ago and is like an electric shock.

R/O SCIATICA: Your age and description of symptoms is suggestive of sciatica. You need a full exam and focused Neuro exam with reflexes Checked. Also X-ray of lumbar spine and if no improvement an MRI to rule out arthritis a bulging disc or congenital back issue. Till then no heavy lifting F/U with doctor for medical treatment. NSAID/Muscle Relaxant. Also start a GF DIET WHOLEAPPROACH. COM& focus on WG LOSS. Read more

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I had an electric shock yesterday via a wall plug, at the time the plug wasn't connected to the socket however am I ok?

Probably fine: I am guessing that the shock came with ordinary house current on your hand. If it was momentary, and you do not see a burn on the part that got the shock, then you should be fine. Hopefully the current did not pass through your body to a grounded area on another part of the body. Read more

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Hi dr. I have some problem in left side of tongue, its not paining, feeling like small electric shock, earlier it was not there, ?

Hi dr. I have some problem in left side of tongue, its not paining, feeling like small electric shock, earlier it was not there, ?

Nerve: Sounds like it could be a viral infection (cold sore, herpes simplex) following the lingual nerve. Have you been ill lately or feeling like you are getting ill? Please see your dentist if symptoms do not go away in 7-10 days. Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

A condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen and nutrients) to the vital organs in the body. If shock persists, various parts of the body will stop working, and the person will die. Causes of shock include injuries, excessive bleeding, heart failure, infections, chemical imbalances, ...Read more