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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
27 years experience Pulmonology
Normal: Hiccups are increased pressure in the chest- the more severe the hiccup the more it can hurt your chest. Probably ok.
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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No: Hiccups are considered a very good sign of fetal health. Try changing positions or using heating pads.
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: See your OB first to make sure they are simply hiccups and that everything is normal. Then, and only then, if everything is fine should you discuss wi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Hiccups are common in babies under a year old and are a completely normal response in a newborn and have no short or long term side effects. Infant hi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Hiccups: are uncontrolled contractions of the diaphragm...the muscle that contracts to expand your chest when you breathe. Other muscles in the chest may also ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hiccough: Is a sudden spasm of the diaphragm causing the sudden pushing of air from the lung. This is due to irritation of the phrenic nerve from its origin in ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mukund manhur Dayaram
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Acid Reflux: She is probably having acid reflux. Give her smaller amounts of milk more frequently. Keep her propped up for at least 30 mins after feeds. Also when ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hiccups: Are the result of sudden and strong contractions of the diaphragm and intercostal muscle. Some of them may strain the intercostal muscles and as such ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Eating/pain: These symptoms may be related to gastroesophageal reflux or a hiatal hernia. Review your symptoms with your doctor and look at what studies you need t ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck Arthritis : Given your history of Ankylosing spondylitis, there is an increased risk of cervical disc disease. When you cough, sneeze or hiccup, you increase int ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Observe: These findings are non specific. If you get severe pain or pressure in your chest and unable to eat or have a bowel movement - see your doctor as soon ... Read More
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