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Next time you feel like you have to sneeze, don't try to hold it in...even if you're in a meeting or on a date or in any other situation where you might not want to let it fly.
Just sneeze. Or you could make your BODY EXPLODE.
Doctors just published the case of a 34-year-old guy in the "BMJ Case Reports" journal. The guy recently went to the emergency room in Leicester, England with a swollen neck and trouble swallowing.
It turned out he'd tried to stop a sneeze by pinching his nose and closing his mouth...but the sneeze wound up RUPTURING the back of his throat. He needed a week of treatment in the hospital, which included eating through a feeding tube.
The doctors say that sneezes come out at about 150 miles-per-hour...so keeping that pressure in can potentially cause problems. And sure, it's rare...but you don't want to be one of the few people it DOES happen to.
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