A 16-year-old female asked:
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if you inhale a bunch of water you drown so why don't you die from water going down the wrong hole when you drink it?

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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Drown: Your can if enough goes down and does not come back up. If you are thinking about trying to drown this way please call the suicide line. NOW.
Answered on Mar 16, 2017

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