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I feel tingling/ electric shock feeling in my thighs?

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Dr. Ronald Shelton
Dermatology
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In brief: Thigh tingling

Tingling in both thighs may mean nerve irritation.
It would be highly unusual for it to be a viral infection onset such as shingles as it is in both thighs. More commonly this could mean a pinched nerve in the spine but other neurologic conditions should be ruled out if this has been present for a while. Please see a neurologist to make sure it's nothing serious.

In brief: Thigh tingling

Tingling in both thighs may mean nerve irritation.
It would be highly unusual for it to be a viral infection onset such as shingles as it is in both thighs. More commonly this could mean a pinched nerve in the spine but other neurologic conditions should be ruled out if this has been present for a while. Please see a neurologist to make sure it's nothing serious.
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Usually a nerve

Tingling or shocking sensations are usually due to a nerve compression.
Determining location and body position can help you doctor determine the most likely nerve. Sometimes medical treatment is necessary, but often the solution is stretching, strengthening, and weight loss. For example. Tingling in the front is often caused by "meralgia paresthetica" which occurs when a person is sitting.

In brief: Usually a nerve

Tingling or shocking sensations are usually due to a nerve compression.
Determining location and body position can help you doctor determine the most likely nerve. Sometimes medical treatment is necessary, but often the solution is stretching, strengthening, and weight loss. For example. Tingling in the front is often caused by "meralgia paresthetica" which occurs when a person is sitting.
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