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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Diaphragm : Irritation of the diaphragm causes hiccups. Usually due to swallowed air, but it can be a sign of a more serious problem and should be seen if it pers ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Phrenic nerve: irritation causes temporary diaphragmatic fluttering resulting in hiccups. The underlying causes may be multiple including gastric irritation, air gul ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience in Pediatric Pulmonology
Hiccups: Hiccups rarely tend to be persistent. If they are ; affecting your quality of life, you should see your doctor. Hiccups is not a disease but a symptom ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Hiccups: Hiccups for three weeks are not good. You already gave one reason of overeating. Cut down on your eating. Chew properly. No carbonated drinks, alcoh ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Hiccup: The most common triggers for short-term hiccups include: eating too much drinking carbonated beverages drinking too much alcohol sudden temperatur ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Spasm: A hiccup is a sudden involuntary contraction of the diaphragm. They can happen if the phrenic nerve (the one that innervates the diaphragm) is irritat ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Many causes: Common triggers for short-term hiccups: eating too much, alcohol and carbonated beverages, sudden temperature changes, excitement or emotional stres ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Katz
25 years experience in Pediatrics
It's Normal: Most babies get hiccups frequently in the first 2-3 months, especially after eating. They usually bother the parents much more than the child, and no ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sunnie Skiles
33 years experience in Pediatrics
Hiccups!: Hiccups are caused from the frenic nerve that exits from the spinal column in the neck and travels down to the diaphragm along side of the esophagus. ... Read More
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