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Why does bright light or looking toward (no, not directly at) the sun cause you to sneeze?

Or, if you feel a sneeze coming on, and it feels "stuck," you can bring it on by looking at a light, or even just upwards toward the ceiling or sky. What gives, here?

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Best Answer Btryon86 says

4 years ago
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    alian346 4 years ago

    So does this explain why I can make myself sneeze by scratching my eyebrow? Is the trigeminal nerve in that area too?

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Sean Reddish (BigSeanR) says

4 years ago