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What should be done after receiving electric shock from home appliance?

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Dr. Erion Spaho

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Posted on Wed, 28 Oct 2015 in Accident and Emergency
Question: Hi I just had an electric shock form a home applicance. It was enough to kinda throw me to the floor. Other than a bit shaken I feel fine..do I need to see a doctor ?
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Answered by Dr. Erion Spaho 56 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Control the heartbeat or pulse.

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thanks for using HCM.

I have read your question and understand your concerns.

You need to check your heartbeat ( pulse ) first, if any doubts about irregularities of heartbeat you need to be evaluated by a Doctor.

If not such problems, just a bit shaky, then you have nothing to worry about.

Just rest for a couple of hours.

Hope you found the answer helpful.

Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care.
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