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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   Now a days when I am touching somebody (especially with my daughter) There is electric shock feeling.
User :   some times with my friends
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since how long you have this problem?
User :   yesterday my daughter had a fall, I went there then kid run away with fear
User :   I can say last 2 to 4 weeks
Doctor :   Did your daugter run away with fear
User :   this will be for a sec or 2 sec,
User :   Yeah
User :   My wife was giving cup of coffee (Steel glass) that time too it happend
Doctor :   Whether you are feeling the shock or the other too
User :   Then she kept it aside and asking me to take it.
User :   Both of us it is happening
User :   first we enjoyed, but now a days in critical times it is happening.
User :   like hot cup of coffee may hurt us.
User :   kid had a fall, and she was crying and When I touch her big mess.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I have experienced it though but not in India
Doctor :   It usually occurs in Western countries and middle east
Doctor :   This is something called Static Current
User :   I was in Dubai for 4+ years
User :   before marriage
User :   but it hurts sometime, Like new employee joined and When I wish him he scared.
User :   Is there any solution
Doctor :   I have little knowledge about this
Doctor :   But while in US we used to use the material
User :   is this any health issue?
Doctor :   I dont think there is an health issue
Doctor :   If you have some friends in West ask them to get
Doctor :   the tissues for you
User :   tissue? for what
Doctor :   You can hold the object with those tissues and the tissue doesnt complete the circuit to pass the current
User :   :) this will be once in a while not always
Doctor :   In US most of the people use them and one of the essential things in home
Doctor :   Yeah i know this is once in a while
Doctor :   Not many times atleast not once in a day or week too
Doctor :   I dont know the physics of it
Doctor :   But knew that it is because of the static current
Doctor :   and the remedy answered is the commercially available tissues
User :   it is happening from finger tips
Doctor :   I dint hear any problem faced by the human yet
Doctor :   and come to a doctor
User :   Okay
Doctor :   Yes I can understand
Doctor :   But i cannot help you with this,
Doctor :   except reassurance
User :   reassurance?
Doctor :   I mean this is not going to affect your health anyway
Doctor :   that is the reassurance
Doctor :   Try changing the foot wear
Doctor :   It could be one reason
Doctor :   and tip i can give you
User :   okay
Doctor :   OK
User :   It happened with new slippers
User :   and old chappels
Doctor :   yeah rubber ware cause
Doctor :   as I heard
User :   and with shoe in office
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Bye thanks for consulting
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