# how is that some people withstand high voltage electricity,like 400volts etc??

in newspapers and in tv we had seen "current mohan"passing high voltage current thru his body, making omlette in his palm with the current passing thru his body!!

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• Anonymous
1 decade ago
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lucky

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• 1 decade ago

The human body is not effected by voltage. You can pass as many volts through your body as you want. Amperage on the other hand is very deadly. Very small amps can stop a heart instantly. People who live usually were exposed to a high volt, very low amp current.

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• 1 decade ago

volts dont kill, your body can transfer that pretty safely with just a bit of pain. Amps are the deadly aspect. I think even 1 amp is enough to kill a person, so that man may have had 400+ volts, but no amps.

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• Icy U
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1 decade ago

Voltage doesn't matter. It is amperage that will kill someone. My dad has been shocked by 10,000 volts, but the amperage was so small that it didn't do anything to him. 0.1 amps can cause the heart to stop.

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• Anonymous
1 decade ago

They're superheros. Born at birth able to withstand high voltage.

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• 1 decade ago

High voltage isn't dangerous. Amperage is what is harmful to living cells.

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• 1 decade ago

volts dont kill people, amperage does.

tasers havent killed anyone yet, and they emit 50,000 volts

anything higher than 0.1 amps can kill though I think

follows the equation v=ir

resistance in the human body is constant, so higher volts means less amps, it has to be proportional

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• 1 decade ago

It all depends on whether you are grounded or not..Birds can sit on high tension wires with no issue..Same with people

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• 1 decade ago

different shoes, ground they are standing on, how they are grounded, there are a lot of factors involved.

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• Anonymous
1 decade ago

it is not the voltage that hurts........ it's the amperage

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