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Why Would I Gag Every Morning When I Brush My Teeth..please read below

Most every morning when I brush my teeth and I go to brush my back teeth I always start to Gag, and throw up,,but I do not actually throw up anything..but do the motions, then I start to sneeze very hard for like 3 minutes...Is it Nerves??...also it only happens in the morning..not at nighttime brushing..

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Your gag reflex is more sensitive in the morning. The gagging must be so intense that it's affecting your sinuses. I'm not a Dr. but that's all I can figure.

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Mrfadedglory is right about your gag reflex being more sensitive for some people in the morning. I really don't know what to recommend. Do you brush right when u wake up or do you eat breakfast first?

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Cute kid!
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Well thank ya.
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lol, yeah the kid is cute!!
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Tracy75

I'm laughing soo hard cause the same thing happens to me except I don't sneeze but there's a nerve that runs from the back of your neck all the way down your face and it's very sensitive so maybe the gagging irritates that nerve and you sneeze. Do you smoke? I think thats part of why we gag in the morn while brushing !? : |

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I gag too, any info on how to stop?
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Unfortunately no :( I just try to be free of any mucas and stuff before I brush it helps plus try to relaxe those reflexes
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austinlinda

It's a weak gagging reflex. Some people have it, some don't.
Do you smoke? As the above post says, often that comes with a weak gag reflex.
Mike, if I were you I would use a shorter brush, a bland toothpaste or gel, and a light touch on those back teeth. If you gargle, you may have to separate doing that from the morning brushing time.
And try not to think about it, because sometimes worrying in advance will make it a "self-fulfilling problem"
Good luck!

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If it's only in the morning, can you delay brushing your teeth until a bit later? Experiment with, say, brushing at 10AM or 11, and see if it makes any difference--I'm sure your dentist would agree that later is better than not at all.

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I don't know but it happens to me too, especially when I brush my tongue. If you find out what it is and how to prevent or fix it let me know, please.

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