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Is it true that if you hold your sneezes in it gives you nose or sinus infections?
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Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: No
Holding in a sneeze does not lead to infection.
The increased intracranial pressure can cause injury to the skull base, eardrums, and even the chest cavity/lining of the lungs.

In brief: No
Holding in a sneeze does not lead to infection.
The increased intracranial pressure can cause injury to the skull base, eardrums, and even the chest cavity/lining of the lungs.
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
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