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Whenever I sneeze, my back hurts. Can anyone tell me why?

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Dr. Steven Cohen
Internal Medicine - Allergy
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In brief: Muscle/bone/nerve

Sneezing builds significant pressure within the thorax.
It may cause muscle pain, bone pain or nerve pain (like sciatica) if the sneezes are frequent and powerful. I relates to the forceful muscle contraction associated with sneezing.

In brief: Muscle/bone/nerve

Sneezing builds significant pressure within the thorax.
It may cause muscle pain, bone pain or nerve pain (like sciatica) if the sneezes are frequent and powerful. I relates to the forceful muscle contraction associated with sneezing.
Dr. Steven Cohen
Dr. Steven Cohen
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