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Dx'd w/ic as child. 20yrs later, have pelvic cramps, shooting vaginal& rectal pain, nerve shocks in abdomen. Ic symptoms too? Also have lupus & dysautonomia.
IC: Ic could refer to many conditions. Please spell it out so that a rheumatologist, urologist, gastroenterologist, etc. Can help answer the question. ...Read more
The brain and spinal cord communicates with what is occurring in the internal organs and limbs by nerve fibers where are like electrical wires with insulation (myelin) and the "copper" (axon). Within brain and spinal cord these nerves connect to other nerves via synapses on both axons and dendrites. A nerve can carry information regarding sensations, and ...Read more
Ulnar nerve symptoms (shock feeling) in both arms out of nowhere, seems to fade in the morning, increase as the day goes on, and is worse at night?
Ulnar Nerve: Symptoms that worsen as the day progresses and resolve with sleep may be due to something else like Thoracic Outlet Syndrome or C8 cervical radiculopathy. Parasthesias occur in the 5th and 4th fingers. With C8 issues there is often radiation of the discomfort from the base of the neck to the fingers. If due to cervical spondylolisthesis or a disk protrusion reclining may take the pressure of roots ...Read more
Groin pain since oct 2013. Doctors did CT scan & blood test and said I was normal/no hernia. Nerve pain/shocks in my legs still since feb 2014. Cause?
Hip a possibility: First, its very difficult to tell without a physical examination and review of your imaging. Arthritis in your hips can often present as groin pain. Hip arthritis would be exacerbated by certain exercise as well. Compression of your lateral femoral cutaneous nerve can also cause nerve pain/shocks. Its not very common though to be bilateral. ...Read more
When your nerve burns is a neuropathy, and when your nerve fires electric shock like pain is a neuralgia. Am I right?
Nerveroot was damag during l.P.Procedure, possible for nerve root to rejuvenate? 14 days now has elec shocks throu body w/ pinching
I'm waking up every morning to small noises, my nerves wake me up in shock, its becoming a natural ongoing thing, is it a minor panic attack?
Early wake up: You need further evaluation. To decide, additional details of your symptoms are needed. Do you have panic attachs during the day? This may be due to sleep or cardiac abnormalities (from being supine). Only your doctor can tell from additional dexcription of the symtoms, history, and further evaluation. Or. ...Read more
Nurse hit a nerve while taking blood 3days later still feel shocks down to fingertips will this go away on its own or does it need addressed to a doc?
SCS: You may be thinking of spinal cord stimulation which is the application of electrical current to the spinal cord. It is useful for nerve injury due to trauma or after unsuccessful back surgery as well. It can be tested during a simple outpatient trial to assess for efficacy. If it produces at least 50% reduction in pain, the generator (similar to a pacemaker) would be implanted. ...Read more
Why would a shock-like sensation from the back cause a jerk of all extremities? I thought nerve impingement was unilateral, specific, up/low extreme?
Shocks once or twice a month in back hurts when I breath in for a few seconds usually in left side of back could this be endometriosis of sacral nerve?
Nerves: The best thing is to see a doctor so she/he can help find out the reasons why the " nerves" can not be calmed and find the best treatment for it ;as for breast shocks it is unclear why, but sometimes the shocks are not from the breast but from chest muscle or chest bones (ribs, sternum). ...Read more
After bad reaction to sudephedrine, loud or sudden sounds/movements/lights make my nerves feel like its being electric shocked. Propranolol right med?
Reaction?: Pseudo ephedrine (ephedrine sulfate) is a central nervous system stimulant. Propranolol is a beta blocker which blocks the effects of those stimulants. In general, it is not a good idea to take two medicines with opposing effects, one going one way and another gong the opposite way. ...Read more
Felt odd shock like sensation in back near spine. In dr office near appliance & got tense then felt it (already have neck pains, TMJ, nerve function feels off lately, anxiety) should I mention to dr?
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Shock-like pain down right leg, on the side, followed by tingling feet. Trapped/pinched nerve? Something else? Any at home remedies?
Irritation. Consider stretching and strengthening exercises if it does not aggravate the pain or cause increase in radiating pain. Take a look at:
http://www. Spine-health. Com/conditions for some stretching recommendations. Nsaids, if appropriate for your health, can be of benefit. It sounds like to do have some nerve irritation from a possible pinched nerve, but will need a physical exam. ...Read more
Since 1day all of a sudden very painful electric shocks on the bridge of foot. Only happens with foot movements. Could this be back problem? Nerves?
My right thumb is numb on the left side. If I move it in a certain way I get what feels like an electric shock in my thumb, Is that a pinched nerve.
The symptoms you are talking about suggest a small nerve branch that is pinched on the side of your thumb.
These do not sound like much to worry about. Give it some time. Most often this symptom is caused by a mild injury to the nerve in the thumb that heals in 1-2 weeks.
If your symptoms last longer than it would be appropriate to have more evaluation. ...Read more
Last 2 years, dull achy feeling in fingers as well as spasms and electric shocks. I've had an MRI and nerve conduction done. Any ideas would be great.
When I manipulate, massage, rub up against may medial tibia nerve I get a numbing shock from the area just below calf muscle through to my toes.
Think tarsal tunnel: Tarsal tunnel is a condition of of the tibial nerve on near the inside of the ankle. Think of it as like carpal tunnel, but at the ankle instead of the wrist. You can experience, shooting/tingling pain, numbness, weakness and other symptoms around the ankle, and it can radiate into the heel, arch and even toes. Some radiation into the calf is not unusual. See a podiatrist for care options. ...Read more
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
After small C6 disk tear and nerve irritation I'm getting random burning shocks over body instead of pins and needles in r hand. Should I go to ed?
What is the difference between muscle pain and nerves pain? Because recently I have lower back pain but it feels like a shock
Morning after drinking, intense finger spasms & electric shocks through fingers. All fingers excluding thumbs. MRI, Nerve conduct done Pain for 2 year?
Paresthesias: You are having paresthesias or nerve pain. It sounds like it is related to the alcohol. Alcohol can cause irreversible nerve damage, quit drinking now. Excuse me for saying so but you sound like the guy who says it only hurts when I laugh doc! Additionally, Lyrica (pregabalin) and alcohol don't mix! ...Read more
I cracked my neck and suddenly got a shock feeling down my left side of my arm and leg. Is this a pinched nerve? I will be doing an MRI for my neck soon once an appointment gets booked. I suffer with anxiety so I would like to make sure this is fine
Lhermitte: You describe something described as Lhermitte's phenomenon common in cervical spine pathology. Wikipedia among other sites has a good description of this sign and pathology associated with it. You are having the right test scheduled. ...Read more
I have very bad pain for 1/12 in my knee. Had surgery, MRI xrays nerve study. Now I have electric shock waves in my knee. Could it be rsd?
Maybe: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy or chronic regional pain syndrome should not be made as the diagnosis unless all other causes (diagnosis) of your symptoms have been ruled out including peripheral nerve damage. There is a variety of symptoms that go along with the diagnosis and you may need further evaluation and testing. Good luck. ...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