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One of my friend posted message in WhatsApp group that a boy died due to held up his vomit,as he was not able to find right place to vomit on time. Does helding vomit causes death? Is it true? Can someone clarify?
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi, our body physiological is in such a way you can only withhold vomiting to limited period , it comes out when pressure in esophagus exceeds a limit. So a person cannot die because of withholding vomit ,he might have been died because of some other reason.
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