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Electric shock, severe pain in left arm, tightness. Cause of concern?

Yes last night I went to plug in my tablet and my two fingers from my right hand touched the outlet and i got electricuted for my hand was stuck in between my bed and the wall so it was a goo2 electrical amount of voltage . Now today my left arm has lot s of pain and tightness I am scared. Does the current stay in my body and could it give me a heart attack because of my left arm pain? ?
Asked On : Mon, 4 Feb 2013
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Hi thanks for yourr question..
The electric current doesn't stay in body and secondly it cannot damage your heart afterward.what ever damage it can produce it produces,during that time when you become part of electric circuit.After effects of current are burns,which it produces ,luckely you didn't get any burns.You must be having pain and spasm in the arm due to damage to the cell produced by electric shock,for which you can take pain killer like paracetamol or ibuprofen.
There is nothing to worry now.
Hope this answers your question.
Answered: Tue, 5 Feb 2013
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