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Suddenly having electric zap feelings in my arm, hour later now can feel them all over, what is this? Have never ever had this before
?: Could be a musculoskeletal issues. Check with your chiropractor or md for further evaluation. ...Read more
Occasionally i get a sharp electric like zap on my neck that radiates to my head. I lasts a few seconds. What can this be or be related to?
Lancinating.: A pain like this in that area could either be muscular or related to nerve compression from the spine. A neck muscle spasm could cause this type of pain that would shoot up to the back of the head. Nerve compression from the cervical spine can contribute as well at times. Have you ever had any neck trauma? ...Read more
Keep getting a random zap/electric feeling pain on the side of my calf. In a small localized spot.Doesn't spread.What could it be?
Difficult to say: It is very difficult to say without a proper physical exam, but pain that is described as an electric shock is usually associated with nerve pain, maybe from a pinched nerve or some other condition. The only way to tell for sure is consulting in person with your primary care physician and maybe also with a neurologist. ...Read more
I feel electric type "zaps" in my midsection whenever I'm carrying something that involves using both arms. ?
Abdominal pain: is difficult to pin down for a diagnosis without more detailed history and a physical exam. However, given this information, I would suspect something that is easily exacerbated by increasing intraabdominal pressure (by contracting abdominal muscles to support the arms). Hernia comes to mind. ...Read more
What causes 1 short, 5 second electric feeling zap between breasts radiating towards abdomen and below breasts?PCP says heart ok.nerve?heart?
Stop panicking: It isn't reasonable to expect every transient symptom to have an exact precise explanation. Any answer would be an educated guess only. What matters is what it ISN'T. What it DOESN'T sound like is dangerous or worrisome. If it isn't any better or worse after 1-3 yr, it probably is nothing to worry about. But the person to listen to closest is the doctor who knows you personally. ...Read more
What courses brain zaps like an electric sjock going through ya head go dizzy for lile 2 seconds but its powerful and also have neck pain?
See your md!: Symptoms like "brain zaps" and feeling an something like an "electric shock" can be consistent with abrupt discontinuation of an SSRI, or irregular use of an SSRI, or a skipped dose & anxiety- tho u don't mention any history of taking these antidepressants. If no history of SSRI, must be evaluated by an MD ASAP. Call your MD and get in for an eval / instruction on SSRI tx ASAP. Feel better soon! ...Read more
What is a smokeless cigarette or electric cigarette? How does it work? Is it really any better for you?
Yes: The electronic cigarette allows you to maintain the habit of "puffing" that typically occurs with long term smokers. You can decrease nicotine dosage slowly and hopefully quit. It is also convenient as you can use it virtually anywhere without risking the health of those around you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I want to become a electrician still not sure because i'm scared of getting electric shocked i just want to know is it really bad for your body?
You will learn it...: You probably experienced a few times in your life already--touching someone wearing a wool sweater in the winter? At times, we do get a little shock from this--real electric shock is similar, but more intense and can be quite dangerous. But, like other professionals in other careers, you will learn about electrical properties and how to avoid being shocked. Don't let this fear deter you. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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