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Muscle Electric Shock Low Back
I have had pain in my left back but a fluid leaking sensation in my middle low back and popping sound in my head numbness all over and electric shock?
Need DR visit: With the multiple symptoms you are describing, it would be best to make an apt for exam with your DR> ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
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
I feel a pulse in my lower back and like little electric shock feelings coming and going in my hands please help?
Medical exam: Please make an appointment to have these symtoms evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more
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?
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!
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
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
I'm having muscle cramps & electric shock sensation in my traps/supraspinatus. The cramps are so intense that they're sore. What causes&whatcan I do?
The effects of an electrical shock depends upon the amount of current and how long of a contact was made.
Mostly, small shocks cause some local tissue swelling and pain. Unlikely to affect your brain as the way electricity runs is through the low resistance parts of the body. Might get some neck pain, some neuralgias of the scalp. Again, effects depend upon the amount of current really. ...Read more
What could be the cause of the electric shock pain I have in my head and pain I experience down spine when I bend my head backwards?
Lhermitt's sign: Also known as the barber chair phenomena can be seen with neck flexion or extension. It is seen in a number of conditions including, MS, Behcets Disease, Chiari Malformation, Vitamin B12 deficiency, cervical trauma, cervical disc disorders, cervical spondylosis. In short any condition that can effect the dorsal columns of the spinal cord. A thorough neurological history, and exam is in order ...Read more
My boyfriend keeps getting an electric shock pain in his back when one spot on his spine in the middle of his back is touched. What's wrong with him?
Mid back pain: Without more clinical information, it's difficult to say what the precise diagnosis is. Based on the limited information, it does sound like he is experiencing some sort of irritation or inflammation of his spine. It could be as benign as muscular strain and as serious as a thoracic cord compression. If he's experiencing symptoms down his legs, I would have him seek a formal medical evaluation. ...Read more
Please help! I have this electric shock feeling in the back of my neck and it shoots up to the top of my head. What is it?
MULTIPLE CAUSES.: Most serious ican think of is pinched nerve but very unlikely. Atypical migraine-unlikely if daily. Arthritis in neck-would expect more non electric pain. How long have you had it? Does your head feel like being squeezed? Getting better or worse? Do not anticipate anything serious but visit to pcp should help ease your concern. ...Read more
I hav extreme itchiness nd feel stinging and pricking rxn on my back, it fils like electric shock each time I hav increase in body temp. Or fil nervous?
Pruritis: There are various causes of such itching including dryness, liver, kidney, thyroid, hematologic, dermatologic diseases, allergies. If your pruritis is persistent and severe, your physician will order the appropriate tests for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
I feel something like an electric shock in the back of my head when moving my neck to the right. It's been two days now any help pls?!
I feel electric shock sensation on upper left leg. No pain, just electric shock feeling. No injuries or back problem. What this could be?
Am diagnosed with MS having 2 lesions on spine causing electric shock symptoms up spine into head, could I safely take hypericum to dampen pain.?
Why consider this?: Hypericum is a homeopathic remedy for anxiety and depression, and would have absolutely no effect on a Lhermitte's phenomenon, which you describe. You would likely find better benefits from gabapentin, Lyrica, Cymbalta, Gralise, or Horizant, all prescription meds which your doctor could provide. Also, make certain that you are taking a potent MS medication, such as one of the orals, or Tysabri (natalizumab). ...Read more
Calf pain when walking. I get a pulling sensation deep in calf when walking. Sometimes electric shock like sensation that shoot down medial and back o?
Calf muscles: This babies are often stiff in the AM and it is easy to misstep and tear the musculotendinous junction. ALWAYS warm up before any strenuous activity. Try the runner's stretch with alternate legs-gently. ...Read more
I've had a sore neck for 3 mos & can't turn it far to either side. I also get a weird electric shock up the back of the rt side of my head. Any ideas?
Torticollis: Muscle of the neck develop spam.Get a more detailed answer ›
Recently had a spinal tap and was told I had a grisly spine and needle kept hitting nerves and bone, since been having electric shock n extreme pain?
Spinal: U should notify the person who performed the procedure ASAP as there are treatments to help prevent further problem. This can be a serious issue ...Read more
I have pain from both sides of back of my head, pain on both back points and when I press that areas with anything like sofa toe or hit that areas during pain, it's feel like minor electric shock, and after pressing that area fod 3, 4 minutes, pain goes, m
Trigger points: You are touching muscle spasms called a trigger point. Sometimes a nerve is traveling through the tight muscle causing what you describe. Gentle self massage to the area like you have been doing is a good start. If persists, a doctor can inject a little lidocaine and a tiny amount of kenalog (triamcinolone) steroid and it will resolve the muscle spasm. ...Read more
Pinched nerve: Whether from back ( from pressure on nerve from a herniated disc for example) or from spastic muscle in buttock putting pressure on the nerve, should help to take an anti-inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen if you don't have kidney problems or allergic. Look uppiriformis muscle stretches and strengthen abdomen and back muscles as part of a back program with physical therapy a good place to start. ...Read more
Brief (5 minutes max) but intense back pain "electric shock" pain almost. Every other day. Insomnia coming back, constantly lethargic. Headaches.
See a neurologist: the only rational way I could put your symptoms together and come to a conclusion on the site, is to assume, that there is something in your back, pressing on a nerve, thus causing pain, the pain is then present at night, which keeps you up accounting for the drowsiness. The headaches, baby related to the back problem they can do this or maybe due to lack of sleep. See a neurologist ...Read more
What is going on in my head? My head hurts real bad! My head hurts real bad, it feels like electric shock coming and going, the pain is on the back right side of my head. I do have major back problems and have had a broken neck six years ago. I don't know
Pain: Pain in the back of the head that is intermittent and "electrical" is often caused by occipital neuralgia. The occipital nerve comes up past a little notch in the mastoid bone behind the ear. You may have injured the nerve when you had your neck injury. I agree with the other doctors who suggested that you get checked out. Occipital neuralgia can be treated. Check with your primary care doctor who will probably send you to a neurologist. ...Read more
I have joint hypermobility and recently have had electric shock pain in my right hip going up my back, is this due to the condition or any concern?
Yes: 20's female w. shock-like low back pain & Joint Hypermobility pain concerned for cause. Sacroiliac joint, largest joint axial spine, is? . Peer reviewed medical literature ID's SIJ to generate pain up to 30% people with chronic low back pain. Osteopaths are best doctors to evaluate these symptoms. Avoid surgery - with intention to pursue yoga, aqua therapy, SIJ belt, & back muscle reconditioning. ...Read more
I have sever pain elbow to shoulder front and back/under armpit/chest wall, neck severe burning/electric shock like/constant for 7 years, any ideas? Ty
F 50. Recent trouble remembering things, stiffness in thumb, and painless electric shock sensation through back of leg to foot. Thoughts?
Not sure all: Are connected. Painful muscle spasms in the leg and parasthesias could be due to spinal cord problems. Recent memory problems could be related if you had a condition like MS that involved the spinal cord and brain. The thumb stiffness is difficult to comment on. Could be due to problem in the thumb or issue further upstream (brain, cord or nerve) A neurologist might be of further help. ...Read more
After bike n swim, hip joint inflamed. Sometimes pain n electric shock sensation when I stand n twist body left n right. Lumbar MRI fine. What's wrong?
The hip could have osteoarthritis, which can be diagnoses by xray. If the hip is tender on the outer side, it could be a bursitis, which responds well to local steroid injection.
Lumbar MRI often doesn't show pinched nerve, which can cause electric shock. Responds well to lumbar traction/physical therapy, or even epidural steroid injection. ...Read more
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
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