In this Jan. 14, 2005 file photo, a man sneezes holding a tissue in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Roberto Pfeil, File)
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Let it out instead, doctors in England warned Monday based on the very unusual case of a man who ruptured the back of his throat when he tried to suppress a sneeze.Dr. Zi Yang Jiang, a head and neck surgeon at University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, said he sees one or two cases arising from repressed sneezes each year, making them an "exceedingly rare" occurrence.Jiang said in most cases, the excess air is later absorbed by the body.Doctors recommend letting sneezes rip into a tissue instead.
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