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Why do you get a sore throat after crying really ahrd?

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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
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In brief: Tear drainage

Human tears actually drain into the nose, which is also why your nose runs after crying very hard (especially in children).
This creates post-nasal drip which can lead to irritation in back of throat and coughing.

In brief: Tear drainage

Human tears actually drain into the nose, which is also why your nose runs after crying very hard (especially in children).
This creates post-nasal drip which can lead to irritation in back of throat and coughing.
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