Flashback Friday: The case of the girl who sneezed 2,000 times a day.

We’ve heard of intractable hiccups (which can be cured, FYI, by digital rectal massage), but here’s a new one: intractable sneezing. This article reports the case of a young girl who sneezed up to 2,000 times a day for 3 months. She did not get better despite being seen by numerous doctors and being treated with everything from antihistamines to corticosteroids, leading the doctors to believe it was probably psychological.¬†Or maybe she was just allergic to sneezing?

Factitious sneezing.

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