- A 34-year-old man was hospitalized for a week after he
He tried to keep his mouth and nose closed to stop
She sneezes, and ended up tearing a hole in her throat.
- Doctors say that although such an incident is rare, nobody
it must be contained in a sneeze.
- Here are expert tips for the correct way to
Doctors are using the hospital stay induced by a sneeze of a man like
warning story to remind people to stop sneezing imminently
The healthy man of 34 years, who remains anonymous, was
he rushed to the hospital after trying to stifle a sneeze
pinching his nose and keeping his mouth closed.
The sneeze was presented in an emergency room complaining that
I was having trouble swallowing and talking. Was the beginning
of a seven-day stay, since exams and scans revealed the patient
he had opened a hole in his throat and had sent air bubbles into the depths
tissue of your chest. The doctors reported that they could even listen
the damage induced by the sneeze, as it caused strange bursts and
crunches from the patient's neck to his rib cage.
The man was put on antibiotics and given a diet
tube. After a week, the doctors declared that it was safe to eliminate the
tube and send it home, but warned the patient to " avoid
clogging both nostrils when sneezing, "according to a
Report of a case published in the medical journal BMJ . The authors
wrote that while this case is rare, it is an opportunity to
let everyone remember that they should not be shy about their
Why should I let go of his sneeze
Those annoying and involuntary nasal expulsions happen for a variety of
reasons In addition to sneezing to defend the body of
allergens or due to illness, some people sneeze under bright light
lights, after eating too much, or even when they are
sexually excited .
"A sneeze is designed to expel foreign particles and
irritants of the respiratory tract, particularly the nasal cavity, and
it's a protective reflex, " Jonathan Moss of
the Charlotte Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat Associates previously
said Business Insider. Moss, a doctor, said he tells his
patients simply "let it fly!"
If it does not, that can lead to a rare but serious host
conditions, including air trapped in the chest, eyes or brain;
perforated eardrums and hearing damage; blood vessel clots and
ruptures; or broken ribs.
The trick to sneeze the right way: Cover your
Preferably that can be achieved with a fabric, but a
sleeve or elbow is better than covering your face with your
hands, which could separate the mucus that comes out of your nose
around when you touch things. Regardless of how you catch your
sneeze, wash your hands for 20 seconds in warm, soapy water
after. (In a pinch, hand sanitizer does the trick,
Even Miss Manners agrees that a full sneeze is acceptable
social behavior: "Miss Manners would not like it to become common
for sneezes that meet with cries of & # 39; Arghh! Get away from me! "
she wrote in a
Column 2010 .
So go ahead and let those sneezes come out. Your body (and your
doctor) will thank you for letting them go.