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Why do people close their eyes when they sneeze hard?
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Dr. Michael Sinclair
Family Medicine
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In brief: It's a reflex
Almost everybody closes their eyes when they sneeze due to a reflex that causes the eyes to closes.
It is normal.

In brief: It's a reflex
Almost everybody closes their eyes when they sneeze due to a reflex that causes the eyes to closes.
It is normal.
Dr. Michael Sinclair
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