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I have tingling electric shock in my lower back thighs and abdomen.?

I have tingling electric shock in my lower back thighs and abdomen.?

See Neurologist: The sensation you describe is very concerning for nerve irritation. While sciatica (resulting from disc disease between lower spine bones) is common, there are other potential causes that need evaluation. Then treatment options can be pursued to resolveyour discomfort and hopefuly reduce further recurrences. ...Read more

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Dr. William Walsh
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Shock (Definition)

Shock is a condition in which a person cannot circulate enough blood (carrying oxygen & 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


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I feel tingling/ electric shock feeling in my thighs?

I feel tingling/ electric shock feeling in my thighs?

Thigh tingling: Tingling in both thighs may mean nerve irritation. It would be highly unusual for it to be a viral infection onset such as shingles as it is in both thighs. More commonly this could mean a pinched nerve in the spine but other neurologic conditions should be ruled out if this has been present for a while. Please see a neurologist to make sure it's nothing serious. ...Read more

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Electric shock running down my lower back?

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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Been suffering with lower back pain for years but last few months i've been passing out with the pain its like an electric shock from my lower back?

Been suffering with lower back pain for years but last few months i've been passing out with the pain its like an electric shock from my lower back?

Pain and vasovagal: Pain so severe as to create a vasovagal episode (sweats, low blood pressure, passing out) is not normal. Electric shocks in the back and legs often indicate nerve irritation. The root cause cannot be determined here, but i would have it investigated. ...Read more

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I have lower back pain, weakness in my legs with no pain, and an electric shock like feeling when i look down. I have fallen a few times. Help!

Cervical stenosis: See a doctor and get a neuro exam and a ne k MRI to rule out cervical stenosis a correctable condition if dine early. ...Read more

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Pain in left lower back that radiates to whole left leg. Occasional electric shock feeling in knee. Leg just feels heavy. Hip sore?

?ruptured disc: You need to consider that symptoms are secondary to nerve root compression in lower back secondary to disc herniation, perhaps at L3-4, but more distal problem such as piriformis syndrome, or sacroiliac dysfunction may be also consideration. Have your doctor evaluate this soon. ...Read more

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Severe arm and hand tingling like electric shock when I tilt my head back Also neck pain arm numbness?

Severe arm and hand tingling like electric shock when I tilt my head back 
Also neck pain arm numbness?

Radiculopathy: It sounds like a disc has herniated in your neck or some other issues closing off the opening your nerve roots run through to exit the cervical spine. These are classic symptoms and I recommend seeing a physician sooner than later to identify if there is anything emergent or surgical necessity to avoid arm paralysis. You may not need anything but a Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pack, but get checked to be sure. ...Read more

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What is it called when you hit your elbow so hard you have this tingling/electric shock feeling?

What is it called when you hit your elbow so hard you have this tingling/electric shock feeling?

Hitting Funny Bone: Your ulnar nerve wraps around the elbow and fits in a groove there. If you hit directly on the nerve you have the sensation you describe. This is called medically a neuropraxia. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more