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Can You Get Rid Of The Gag Reflex
No!: One can learn to control this reflex but god gave it to you and it is there to protect your airway and to empty your stomach when necessary. I would assume your are referring to this in lieu of oral sex practices (but you know what assuming does). Gag reflex is normal, necessary and shouldn't be tampered with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a bump under my right tonsil. Hard to swallow. What is it? How can I get rid of it? I've had it for 4 days. Almost hits my gag reflex.
Abcess: at your age, it's most likely an abcess, or pocket of infection. these are best drained, followed by a course of antibiotics. see your doctor, or go to a med express or similar facility for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Gagger: It is not "hard" to get braces with a gag reflex, but it may take more office time to place the braces. Speak to your orthodontic specialist about the concerns of a gag reflex. If I know ahead of time, there are methods of placing brackets w/o gagging patients, but again, it is a more timely process. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers