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My microwave malfunctioned with my hand inside and my torso

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My microwave malfunctioned with my hand inside and my torso and upper body were exposed for under 10 seconds. Anything i should be worried about?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Nadim Al-Mubarak replied 1 year ago.
There is nothing to worry about. Microwave exposure is not toxic in this form. You are likely to get more side effects from a brief exposure to the sun than to the microwave.