MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: Why does carbonation make your nose 'burn'

Date: Tue Jun 21 17:48:39 2005
Posted by Tom
Grade level: grad (non-science) School: ITT Tech
City: Boise State/Province: ID Country: USA
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 1119394119.Bc

When you drink a soda and burp, instead of letting the gas escape thru your 
mouth, if you let it go thru your nose, it causes a burning sensation.  What 
causes this?  thank you for your time


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