Patient Comments: Electromyogram - Experience

Please describe your experience receiving an electromyogram.

Comment from: kentoboo, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: April 19

I had the electromyogram test yesterday and it was not painful at all. No effects afterward either. I think some people just try to scare others. Really there is nothing to it!

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Comment from: Obsidius, Male (Patient) Published: April 13

An electromyogram is like jabbing a fork into your hand and then sticking it into a toaster. I'll never have another one of these torture sessions.

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Comment from: Ouchy, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: February 24

It hurt like crazy! I haven't had this kind of pain since having a child! I am in bed waiting for the pain to pass.

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