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What happens to your body when you get electrocuted?
Last Updated: 31st May, 2020
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Also to know is, what happens to your body when you get electric shock?
Anelectric shock occurs when a person comesintocontact with an electrical energy source.Electricalenergy flows through a portion of thebody causinga shock. Exposure to electricalenergy may result inno injury at all or may result in devastatingdamage ordeath.
Likewise, what does it feel like to be electrocuted? AC shock is rather like a buzzing sensation,DCshock is extremely intense. muscular contraction, feelslikeyou might snap something in either case. Best to avoidshocks inthe real world. Originally Answered: Does it hurtto beelectrocuted?
Keeping this in consideration, is it bad if you get shocked by a plug?
If someone nearby does stick fingers or somekindof metal object into an outlet and receives anelectricalshock, DO NOT touch the person. If youtouch him orher, the electricity can move from that person'sbody intoyours, shocking you both in theprocess.
How long does electricity stay in the body after a shock?
Your Care Instructions The shock can cause a burn where thecurrententers and leaves your body. The electricitymay haveinjured blood vessels, nerves, and muscles. Theelectricityalso could have affected your heart and lungs.You might not seeall the damage the shock caused for up to10 daysafter the shock.