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Is it right that a blood vessel can explode because of a sneeze which we didn't let out ?

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Dr. David Sherris
32 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes: Yes, because of the pressure a small vessel can break causing a nosebleed. So can picking!
Answered on Oct 8, 2013

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