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How do I stop gagging when I get a throat culture?

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Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Normal reflex: Some people have the ability to suppress their gag reflex and others do not. Ultimately, the technique of the provider obtaining the throat culture will determine whether or not your gag reflex is triggered.
Answered on Mar 28, 2013
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