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CASE REPORT

Medically Unexplained Symptoms Attributable to Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: Raising Awareness of the Implications

Manoj K Sharma, Santosh K Chaturvedi, Manik Inder S Sethi, Y Paveine Paulina, Pranjali C Thakur, Happy Baglari, Priya Singh

Keywords : Electromagnetic, Hypersensitivity, Mobile phone, Pain

Citation Information : Sharma MK, Chaturvedi SK, Sethi MI, Paulina YP, Thakur PC, Baglari H, Singh P. Medically Unexplained Symptoms Attributable to Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity: Raising Awareness of the Implications. J Postgrad Med Edu Res 2022; 56 (2):88-90.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10028-1565

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 07-06-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Abstract

Background: Electromagnetic hypersensitivity was observed in the context of mobile phone use. It was reported to be the reason for psychological and physical problems. There is a need to document electromagnetic hypersensitivity and its effects. Materials and methods: A clinical interview was conducted with the case. Results: The case reported the presence of pain in the facial region attributable to using mobile phone. Conclusion: There is a need for sensitization programs to raise public awareness of the effects of electromagnetic hypersensitivity.


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