Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
200 Doctors are Online

Feeling electric current on the back of shoulder and lump in neck. Started while breast feeding. Related?

Nov 2013
User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 1994
Answered : 5290 Questions
Feeling of an electric current on the back of my rightshoulder. It is not there all the time but does come a few times a day. I am almost 29. what could it be? This started almost a year and a hlaf back when i first gave birth and started breast feeding. I also have a lump that appeared just 3 days back in the back of my neck close to the hairline at the right side too. Not sure if this is related.

Posted Tue, 16 Jul 2013 in Brain and Spine
Answered by Dr. Sudhir Kumar 38 minutes later
Thank you for posting your query.

These symptoms are suggestive of right sided radicular pain affecting the cervical nerves. This is often due to a pinched nerve in the neck region.
The lump at the back of neck most likely is not related to your symptoms.
An MRI of the cervical spine would sort out the diagnosis.
If symptoms are troublesome, you may take pregabalin capsules.

I hope it helps.
Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology) XXXXXXX Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
My personal URL on this website:
My email: YYYY@YYYY
My blog:
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Neurologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor