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I got shocked by my car starter plug, I feel my arm tingling?
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Dr. Olav Jaren
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In brief: Ouch!
Sometimes an electrical shock injury will result in some tingling afterwards.
It is due to electrical conduction within nerve tissue. This normally resolves with time. The car starter has some serious current in it. Please be careful! Wear a protective barrier, or have someone else service your vehicle.

In brief: Ouch!
Sometimes an electrical shock injury will result in some tingling afterwards.
It is due to electrical conduction within nerve tissue. This normally resolves with time. The car starter has some serious current in it. Please be careful! Wear a protective barrier, or have someone else service your vehicle.
Dr. Olav Jaren
Dr. Olav Jaren
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In brief: ?nerve
You may have jumped away, which may have caused a nerve stretching or perhaps a contusion to an area of your arm. Rarely, electrical shocks can cause local nerve harm, but this typically will clear over a few days or weeks.
If this does not improve, or if gets worse, see your physician, who can provide better guidance.

In brief: ?nerve
You may have jumped away, which may have caused a nerve stretching or perhaps a contusion to an area of your arm. Rarely, electrical shocks can cause local nerve harm, but this typically will clear over a few days or weeks.
If this does not improve, or if gets worse, see your physician, who can provide better guidance.
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