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Do electric toothbrushes work better than non-electric?

Do electric toothbrushes work better than non-electric?

Yes: Until i started useing the electric myself i thought the manuel was as good. But it is not. The electric is much more effective. ...Read more

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Do electric shocks affect sprem?

Do electric shocks affect sprem?

Here are some...: Shock treatment for urinary stones not directly targeting to testes will not affect sperm production and viability. In fact, I have been unaware if there is any specific study done to address the concern raised in this Q. May I ask why you have such Q, for reality or for curiosity? Please share with the world if any. ...Read more

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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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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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Can transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation deal with back pain?

Can transcutaneous electric nerve stimulation deal with back pain?

Yes: Tens may decrease pain, particularly that associated with muscle, ligament and nerve mediated pain (as opposed to that originating from bone). ...Read more

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Can electric blankets give off dangerous radiation?

Can electric blankets give off dangerous radiation?

No: Although heat is delivered by warming coils, no radiation is produced. ...Read more

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Can electric shock therapy kill someone?

ECT: Electroconvulsive Therapy is actually very safe. It is very different now as compared to it's early days. ...Read more

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Getting muscle cramps very badly like electric shocks?

Getting muscle cramps very badly like electric shocks?

Need exam: Muscle spasms that feel like "electric shocks" may indicate nerve irritation or injury. Best to discuss with your physician for a thorough history and exam/testing to help guide a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...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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I feel tingling/ electric shock feeling in my thighs?

I feel tingling/ electric shock feeling in my thighs?

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 likely nerve. Sometimes medical treatment is necessary, but often the solution is stretching, strengthening, and weight loss. For example. Tingling in the front is often caused by "meralgia paresthetica" which occurs when a person is sitting. ...Read more

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Is a waterpik or electric toothbrush better?

Is a waterpik or electric toothbrush better?

Thanks for asking!: I prefer the electric vibrating tooth brush over the waterpic. Whatever does the best job in your hands of mechanically removing the plaque around your teeth. Try getting a chewable disclosing tablet from your dentist and you can compare which does the best job removing the plaque. ...Read more

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Electric shock feeling in legs, pregnant?

Electric shock feeling in legs, pregnant?

Electric shock: Feelings in the legs is not an indicator of pregnancy. Classic pregnancy sxs begin when period is missed or thereafter (6-8 wks). Sx’s can include: tender /swollen breasts, nausea or vomiting; lack of period; ^ frequency of urination; headaches, insomnia, fatigue. Moodiness, mild cramping, food cravings ; aversions; passing gas; enlarging waist line ; ^ white, milky vaginal discharge. Take hpt to. ...Read more

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Are battery powered blade razors better than sharp ones?

Are battery powered blade razors better than sharp ones?

Probably not, but: I use them anyway. It feels like i'm getting a closer shave. Yes, i know that's not a scientific answer, but in general we do or choose things that make us feel better; doctors are not much different when it comes to their own habits and cares. ...Read more

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How long should electric shocks last in sciatica?

How long should electric shocks last in sciatica?

4-6 weeks: Initially the symptoms last 4-6 weeks and if your body heals like it supposed to then pain relief starts. However disc herniations which are the cause of majority of sciatica symptoms last for 6-9 months and therefore people can have pain during that time as well. If not better after 6 weeks see a spine specialist to evaluate this further. ...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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Can I use electric muscle & nerve stimulator on my own (tens)?

Can I use electric muscle & nerve stimulator on my own (tens)?

Yes: I dont understand your question. Yes you can use a tens unit for pain. It can be very helpful. ...Read more

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