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If You Are Touching Someone Who Is Hit By A Taser Will You Be Electrocuted Too
Probably not: For a bystander get the 5 seconds of high voltage when touching somebody else who is getting taser'd, the bystander would have to conduct electricity very well. The electricity wants to go from one prong to the other, so travels in between the prongs. However, if the main person got hit with one prong and the bystander with the other prong, the electricity would have to travel through both people. ...Read more
Maybe not: A taser might damage implanted devices, although some studies done on pigs found the 5-seconds of high voltage did not damage pacemakers or implanted defibrillators. Those devices likely have safety features to block high voltage electrical currents. Not sure if a defribillator could reset the heart if a taser created an abnormal rhythm, but the studies suggest the defribrillator would still work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment: Please seek immediate medical care.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes indeed: As a pathologist, these are some of the most difficult cases. Lightning can strike from a clear sky, and a person's last act may be to put down a defective power tool that shocked them -- or a foreman may hide or repair the tool before police arrive. Hundreds of people die of electrocution stopping the heart just in the usa every year. ...Read more
I feel like I'm being electrocuted up my vagina or like stabbed with a knife. What is this?? It only happens every once in a while.
Not sure: There isn't enough information without an examination to answer your question but a GYN M visit can. ...Read more
I have a titanium plate in my neck and I was wondering if I were to get tased by a taser what would happen to me?
Probably nothing: other than the effects of the taser on your muscles. ...Read more
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