• Question: Has anyone been born with 2 hearts?

    Asked by mrkiwi27 to Cathal on 12 Mar 2012.
    • Photo: Cathal Breen

      Cathal Breen answered on 12 Mar 2012:

      Sometimes when twins are conceived they can share a heart or have 2 separate hearts working together. The only time I have seen a person with 2 heart beats is when a patient had a heart replacement and they sewed the new heart on top of the old heart!