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Can you get shocked by touching someone who has an implanted (internal) defibrillator?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Internal debrillator does not shock you.

In brief: No

Internal debrillator does not shock you.
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Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Sometimes people report a tingling or mild shock. It is not dangerous.
Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine

In brief: No

It is unlikely that you would feel anything but if you did it would be only a very mild sensation.

In brief: No

It is unlikely that you would feel anything but if you did it would be only a very mild sensation.
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