Man trying to closing nose holes in a sneeze, Throat ruptured

By Diksha Goyal, 2018-01-17 11:58:07

In an awful medical case, doctors have found a man who has a hole through the back of his throat.

In a journal BMJ Case Reports, A 34-year-old patient was taken to the emergency have lot of pain and unable to speak or swallow after he tried his nose holes closed and mouth too in a sneeze.

Ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists at the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust advised that trying to hold a big sneeze should be avoided, it can kill you or lead to number of complications.

The patient complained a bursting sensation in his throat and then neck swelling after tried to hold a big sneeze. Then doctors examined him they found sputter sounds which spread from his neck down to his ribcage, an urgent CT scan later, confirmed that the back part of his throat known as pharynx had ruptured.

The man was admitted to hospital, where he was fed and given necessary medicines via a tube until the swelling and pain had reduced.

The moral of the doctors report, "Halting sneeze via blocking nostrils and mouth is a dangerous manoeuvre and should be avoided." It may be dangerous for your health, please share this information to your friends and family to avoid such complications.


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