Why one entry way for two needs?

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jpruppe

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Why did the good Lord or Charles Darwin or whoever designed us use the throat to feed both the stomach and the lungs? Why not separate entry ways for breathing and eating?

Sure would make life easier for us guys with Bulbar onset.

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BethU

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I guess Charles Darwin just didn't plan ahead. :)
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There is an operation (a modified trach) that does just that!
 
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