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What happens to you when you are struck by lightning?

What happens to you when you are struck by lightning?

Many things: Bones heat disprortionately cooking tissue from inside out, arrythmias, neurological prb, cataracts, psychiatric disorders, sudden death, kidney problems from destroyed muscle by products. ...Read more

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What happens to the body when it's struck by lightning?

U tube good resource: You tube has a good docudrama that answers all these questions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1HhRAUqFqM. Copy this to your address bar and enjoy. ...Read more

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What could happen to someone who got struck by lightning?

Picture = 1000 words: A good video = 1000 pictures. Here is a You Tube video which summarizes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1HhRAUqFqM ...Read more

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Can i tell me if my heart stopped, and i got struck by lightning, what would happen?

Can i tell me if my heart stopped, and i got struck by lightning, what would happen?

Curtains: I think you would most likely die. (okay, maybe there's a small chance that the lightning strike would be oriented to cross your chest and be just exactly the right number of joules to defibrillate your heart and maybe the cause of your heart stopping was the type of rhythm disturbance that would respond to defibrillation, but "I wouldn't bet my life on it". ) ...Read more

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What would it feel like to be struck by lightning? Could you survive?

What would it feel like to be struck by lightning? Could you survive?

Survivors will tell: you that you really want to have nothing to do with being struck by lightning which can be direct or more often, indirectly through the lightning actually striking another person or object and jumping to other objects and people. Patients can develop severe and lifelong painful syndromes called Complex Regional Pain syndromes. Stick to rubbing your feet on wool carpet and touching a doorknob! ...Read more

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Could you donate organs after being struck by lightning?

Could you donate organs after being struck by lightning?

Donation: There are multiple types of donors; one type includes donors who are alive and others include donors who have passed away. Both living donors and deceased donors have their organs tested via certain blood tests and other criteria. These tests influence whether a transplant surgeon finds the organ acceptable for donation. So, bottom line: yes, it's possible. Depends in part on organ function. ...Read more

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Has anyone been struck by lightning and lived to tell about it?

Many people: Thousands of people have been hit by lightning and survived. I think you get a t shirt or something. ...Read more

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Can you be struck by lightning and survive?

Can you be struck by lightning and survive?

Yes: Depends where the bolt enter and leaves your body. Though you may have delayed complication like rhabdomyolitis (death of muscle tissue) ...Read more