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why do I always gag when i'm brushing my teeth?

its something i cant control, and sometimes vomit comes up and stings my throat, its horrible.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:10 PM on Oct. 4, 2008 in Health

Answers (4)
  • Maybe your pregnant Unless this has always happened to you. If it has always happened you may just have a weak gag reflex but If it recently just started happening it may be that you are pregnant I know Because It happened to me
    UAFwife

    Answer by UAFwife at 5:18 PM on Oct. 4, 2008

  • I agree with the pregnant post too. I gagged terribly when pregnant, not otherwise. or maybe you just have a hyper gag reflex. try different water temperatures when brushing, and kids fruit flavored toothpaste. good luck.
    jewjewbee

    Answer by jewjewbee at 6:03 PM on Oct. 4, 2008

  • some people have a very sensitive gag reflex. Also, you may be having a reastion to the toothpaste you are using.
    AndreaRUJuiced

    Answer by AndreaRUJuiced at 8:11 PM on Oct. 4, 2008

  • i think it's gag reflex, i have that too.
    melody77

    Answer by melody77 at 9:17 PM on Oct. 4, 2008

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