A 27-year-old male asked:
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Why do we sneeze?? And what happens if instead of sneezing out of our nose we do it outta the mouth?

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Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sneeze: sometimes people sneeze in reaction to allergies or environmental allergen exposure. And sneezing through your mouth is acceptable
Answered on Apr 30, 2015

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