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Doctors say you shouldn't hold in your sneezes

Posted at 6:17 AM, Jan 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-16 13:14:06-05

Are you holding your sneezes? Doctors say you shouldn't!

A new report says sneezes can produce pressurized air and explode at speeds up to 150 miles an hour.

One 34-year-old man suffered a neck injury by holding in a forceful sneeze. The force of the squelches sneezes sent air and matter crashing into the back of his throat. He did not need surgery, but he was in the hospital for two weeks.