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While drinking water, can it go up into your nasal cavity at the back of you throat? Doing research and wanted a clear answer.

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Dr. Edwin Robins
Pediatrics
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In brief: Normal response

yes the nasal cavity and mouth are connected, it is like if you drink a soda to fast and it comes out through you nose.
Not to worry

In brief: Normal response

yes the nasal cavity and mouth are connected, it is like if you drink a soda to fast and it comes out through you nose.
Not to worry
Dr. Edwin Robins
Dr. Edwin Robins
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Dr. Marino Tavarez
Family Medicine

In brief: Highly unlikely

on a conscious individual, will just gag, reflex will cough.
anatomically possible in someone who is not responsive,

In brief: Highly unlikely

on a conscious individual, will just gag, reflex will cough.
anatomically possible in someone who is not responsive,
Dr. Marino Tavarez
Dr. Marino Tavarez
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