Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what happens when your heart explodes

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: If heart skips a beat, no danger, but if it stops completely blood will not circulate and organs will be deprived from oxygen and nutrients and person ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Technically, you are dead. If your heart stops, hopefully it comes back or someone (like a doctor or medical team) is there to attempt to revive you. ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Usually nothing: Depending upon the type & frequency. You may experience palpitations but get checked out with a holter monitor to get answers.
2
2 thanks
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Hennig
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Things back up...: If the heart can't pump as much blood as it is receiving, then blood backs up, first into the lungs and then into the right side of the heart and then ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raghuraman Vidhun
14 years experience Cardiology
Does not enlarge: Your heart valves don't enlarge. They can get thickened or calcified. They can get infected or destroyed by infection. The structures that support the ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Leaks: They dilate may cause backward blood leaks. symptoms depend upon severity.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Explode: By itself the heart can't explode. If you get hit in the chest by an RPG, it will blow up.
A female asked:
Dr. Christian Assad
14 years experience Cardiology
Heart Explode?: I couldn't resist and attaching this pic here.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart failure: Heart failure means the heart is not pumping adequate output to satisfy the bodies needs. Usually this results in fluid retention, fatigue, edema, and ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
You die: You can't live without a heart beat.
5
5 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
OD: See your doctor and get checked out.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month