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    oly7790 posted:
    Twice now in a 24 hr period i have felt an elctric shock sensation like sticking your finger in an out let. It starts in the muscle about six inches above the knee and shoots right down to my little toe. Some one mentioned posible blood clot so it has given me some concern. Any suggestion?
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    davedsel57 responded:
    You may need medical attention asap. If these symptoms are continuing, you should go to your nearest hospital emergency room for evaluation and treatment.

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    oly7790 replied to davedsel57's response:
    Thank you for the concern but I am looking for insight as to what might cause this. Information or reason that this might occur. Going to the doc for nothing is costly! Sorry but wallet before health is a sad fact of life in today's world.
     
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    davedsel57 replied to oly7790's response:
    I understand about the cost of a doctor visit, but it is against the rules here to provide a diagnosis or medical advice. It is impossible over an internet message board to tell what is causing your symptoms because it could be any of a number or combination of conditions.

    For an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment, you will have to see a doctor. Check for free or low-cost clinics in your area, or go to a hospital emergency room. They can not deny you treatment and you can work out a payment plan later.
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    Rafael Levin, MD, MSc responded:
    By now you may have already sought medical attention. In case you have not yet, and your symptoms have not resolved, you should. Based on the limited information you have provided, your symptoms appear to be more neurologic than vascular. Nevertheless, a blood clot is a serious condition that should be ruled out even if less likely. Good luck, and I hope your symptoms resolve soon.


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