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Pain In Arm After Electric Shock
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
Severe pain from neck into shoulder dull ache down right arm for 8 weeks now getting pins and needles in right hand is this a trapped nerve?
Need exam: Difficult to determine without an examination. Differential diagnosis could be cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, peripheral nerve entrapment such as carpal tunnel syndrome (not uncommon for cts pain to travel up the arm), or even myofascial pain with trigger points. Would suggest physiatric evaluation for definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have a brachial plexus injury from an auto accident with a grinding pain in my upper chest area, electric shock pain down my lower arm, hand numbnes?
Below: If you are not seeing a neurologist, I would suggest doing so. IF you already are seeing one, continue. ...Read more
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
Tingling arm and neck pain localized pain in back of right neck, localized (not radiating) for 3 weeks. Over last 3 days, intermittent tingling in lower right arm, from elbow to wrist.
Pain left outer thigh. Numbness,sharp stabbing pain causing leg to give way. Worse when standing.Certain positions feel like electric shock in thigh. ?
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Sudden severe left shoulder pain that radiates down left arm x1.5 hrs. Numbness and tingling in arm and hand. No injuries or cardiac Hx. Causes?
Severe electric jolt down arm. Numbness. extreme pain in neck and shoulder. Extreme exhaustion. Fatigue easily. Any ideas?
Sudden, severe sharp pain, spasms in my entire right arm. Pain began in neck, then traveled down shoulder, down to wrist. Arm pulsates with pain. Help?
Sounds like: Nerve irritation or injury that could be coming from your neck seem a very likely explanation for these symptoms. Assessing if neck position change the symptoms might help. A good neurological history and competent examination should sort this out. The pulsating might also suggest a vascular contribution though that can be a pain associated with nerve compression as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many electric shocks from shoulder down back into leg. Excruciating, sudden onset in bursts. EMG/NCS negative. Doc said MRI not indicated. What next?
Uhoh.: while there is no connection from shoulder down to leg, you might want to look at.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lhermitte%27s_sign an inflammation of the spine. In multiple sclerosis it typically occurs in young women, and is not diagnosed for years cannot say in your particular case, however. ...Read more
I'm having symptoms of burning, stabbing pain, electric shocks, extreme sensitivity/pain in toes, top&side of foot/ankle lt foot after l5/s1 fusion.
Depends: If these symptoms were there prior or even after your back surgery, you should see your back surgeon and consult. These are obvious nerve symptoms and despite your back symptoms may be resolved, more distal symptoms may persist. If these symptoms are new, they may be local (tarsal tunnel syndrome-look it up) or yet originate from your back. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain in left arm.Starts around elbow.Pain radiates to thumb.Sometimes tingling fingers.Yesterday had shooting pain across shoulder when extended arm.
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
Every night as I'm sleeping I experience a sharp shooting pain from the back of my left knee (only) disperse down to my foot and cause shock like pain?
Left knee: Please start with a someone who will take you to the Emergency facility where they will carefully examine your knee. Lab test and/or xrays will be done. The doctors will discuss this with and make decisions about best care - either in the ER or in the hospital. Hope all goes well! ...Read more
Left foot tingles and vibrating sensation. Electric shock sensation down shin. Is.this called neuropathy? I do have arthritis in my back. Related?
I have severe leg pain particularly at night.. From the hip to the foot sometimes experience pins and needles numbness. Limping muscle spasms . ?
I would recommend: Emg/NCV testing by neurologist....Get a more detailed answer ›
Experiencing left shoulder ache, the pain radiates down the arm to the bottom palm of my hand? I'd describe it as a burning/shooting sensation...
Ache in my left shoulder joint that radiates down arm into a tingling sensation in hand, resulting in numb thumb. I'm a type 1 diabetic w/ Hashimoto's?
Many causes: There are many causes including your known diabetes, Hashimoto's, trauma, plexopathy, radiculopathy, etc. See your physician to explain the symptoms in detail, and if necessary, you may be referred to a neurologist for additional evaluation. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000593.htm ...Read more
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