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The dangers of sneezing – from ejected bowels to torn windpipes

By Adam Taylor, Professor and Director of the Clinical Anatomy Learning Centre, Lancaster University
If you were to envision the kind of accident that would cause a person’s bowels to explode out of their body, you might imagine some sort of gruesome stabbing or grisly car accident. You’d probably never imagine that something as commonplace and harmless as a sneeze would cause this kind of ghastly injury – but that’s exactly what happened to a Florida man earlier this month.

The man had recently had abdominal surgery and was suffering from wound…The Conversation

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