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Does anyone else sneeze when they are full? My sinuses get stuffed up and I sneeze 5-6 times whenever I get full. It's beats throwing up!! But it's hysterical when my little 3 yo granddaughter keeps saying "Bless you, Gramma" over and over again!!! I am 15 months out and at my goal wt. the sneezing just started about 3 months ago.

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hehehe, you have a polite granddaughter!

With me it's little burps...

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I don't sneeze but I get a runny nose. Sometimes the hiccups. I think these are both common reactions even though they seem strange . . . someone posted that because of our new small stomachs, food fills it up and presses on the vagus nerve, which can cause things like sneezing or a runny nose when it is irritated.

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I sneeze when I get completely full, I usually try to stop eating when my nose starts to run so as not to get to that point.

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Yup if I'm full to the gills I sneeze. For me sneezing is a sign that I should have stopped a bite ago. For others it is their queue that they are full. I'm almost five months out and been sneezing when overfull since I started pureed foods.

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My nose runs (it was the same when I was banded at first). Interesting that it's caused by pressure on the vagus nerve - I'd always wondered!

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When I am full my nose runs and I get a little air burp. I have heard of a lot of people sneezing when full.

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Well, I am paying closer attention to when my nose starts to congest, I stop eating the minute I think I feel this and I no longer sneeze!! Thanks everyone for your input

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So funny to hear that......when I had my band and i was full I would sneeze like crazy and my daughter would say "time to stop eating".....I don't have my sleeve yet (aug 29) so I wonder if I'll do the same thing.....

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The Vagus nerve, really? Good to know! I don't sneeze from fullness, I sneeze from gluten, but my full-cue is the stuffed then runny nose. So, is it the food pressing on the Vagus nerve?

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