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painful hiccups after eating

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Eat too fast or much: Many things may cause hiccoughs; sometimes cause is unknown, but can be very prolonged, very bothersome, and intractable even with various treatment ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Renu Chawla
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Diaphragm: This could be related to the diaphragm irritability. Diaphragm is a dome shaped muscle between the chest and abdomen. Try to drinking lots of water at ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
DON'T know: Hiccups are the uncontrolled contractions of the diaphragm muscle (which controls breathing). This fetal reflex is thought to get the 'new born ready ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Volume : This large volume of fiber in the lower esophagus can stimulate the diaphragm which leads to hiccups.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Hiccups: Your symptoms are suggesting diaphragm irritation through possible esophageal distension. Would suggest taking really small first bites, give it a goo ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Need attention: Please talk to the doctor who did funduplication.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked for: Asthma, acid reflux, stomach irritation, low thyroid function etc. Take care and god bless u!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is the same. Air being released that was swallowed after eating. No need to worry. Hope this was helpful. Thanks for using Healthtap. Dr R
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A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
GI symptoms: Glad to hear you have been to your doctor. Your diet may be the issue. Please see a nutritionist who can guide you through an elimination diet to fi ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infant feeding: Newborn infants will drink too rapidly during feedings, creating "swallowed air" which causes regurgitation ("vomiting"). Disengage your baby from th ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
? Gastritis : You can try OTC antacids / PPIs, read the labels carefully, if no improvement see your doctor for assessment and possible referral to a gastroenterolo ... Read More
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