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What Causes Electric Shock Sensation
Today I was sitting down and I felt a strong electric shock sensation on my arm, near the clavicula. The pain it caused made me scream. Causes?
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
Im having muscle cramps & electric shock sensation in my traps/supraspinatus. The cramps are so intense that they're sore.What causes&whatcan i do?
Medical evaluation: This type of pain can be caused by several different things, including neck, shoulder, elbow, etc. You will need to describe the location of the pain and what causes and alleviates it, in combination with a full exam by your physician to help determine what treatment plan is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Every time I reach out to grab something there is an electric shock sensation on my wrist. I don't know why or what that is. ?
Wrist pain: The most common nerve to be effected in your wrist is the median nerve. It crosses the wrist to your hand and can be stimulated by palpating your wrist. It is in a space called the carpal tunnel where it is surrounded by bones. If this is where your symptoms come from get checked. ...Read more
I feel electric shock sensation on upper left leg. No pain, just electric shock feeling. No injuries or back problem. What this could be?
Anxiety Symptoms: It could be a symptom of anxiety. However, you should consult with your physician first, so that you don't ignore a possible medical problem. It's not a good idea to ignore a symptom by thinking it might be anxiety, especially if a person is hesitant to talk to a medical doctor. ...Read more
Electric shock sensation throughout chest and whole body lasting 2 seconds recurring every 5-10 min. 24h ECG clear & heart scan clear. What could it b?
Neurological?: Look up & read about Lhermitte's sign or phenomenon. If your symptoms sound similar, it could be a neck problem. Although the descriptions of where you feel Lhermitte's state it happens in a certain distribution, in fact that can vary from person to person. Lhermitte's can signify serious problems. Even if you're only half sure, it bears looking into. ...Read more
Numbness in my heals on my feet, numbness/tingling in my thumbs and electric shock sensation in my arm. What is it?
Without knowing: Details about you as a patient its tough to give a definitive answer. The first thought that comes to my mind is neuropathy. If you have uncontrolled diabetes, then that would be one possible cause. The treatment would be aggresive blood sugar control and use of medications in the class of neurontin. Nerve compression causing these type of symptoms are a possibility though not as likely.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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