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Dr. Balminder Mangat
47 years experience Addiction Medicine
Hicoo: try Brach"s candy I have no shares or any financial benefits from promoting this delicious candy ... I however should, the way I pull one out of ... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
No guaranteed way: There are lots of home remedies for stopping hiccups, but none of them have ever been proven "the way" to rid oneself of them. Hiccups are an involunt ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Time: Hiccups are felt due to a wave of energy moving thru the breathing muscle similar to the one that drives the heart beat. Babies often have it late in ... Read More
Dr. Bryan Levey
27 years experience Pediatrics
Agree with Dr. F.: I would add that in nearly two decades of pediatrics I have yet to see a baby who is as bothered by the hiccups as the mom is. Usually the mom is wo ... Read More
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Dr. Subir Mitra
23 years experience Pediatrics
Hiccups: I would not grey to get rid of these. First of all it does not hurt or bother the baby. Secondly, this is normal for babies as their neurological syst ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Hiccups: Try the following: baclofen, Reglan (metoclopramide) and thorazine, stimulating the gag reflex. (http://www.Neurology.Org/content/40/3_part_1/531.Abs ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
You can't: This process usually starts before birth and will subside on its own as baby grows longer.Some speculate that the closeness of the baby stomach to the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Well,: If a spoon of sugar powder with or without ether, holding your breath etc.Etc. (see http://www.Wikihow.Com/cure-hiccups) do not help, go see a doctor ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Hiccups: Most cases of hiccups go away on their own, without medical treatment. If an underlying medical condition is causing your hiccups, treatment of that i ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Depends of Duration: Hiccups are caused by the involuntary contractions of th diaphragm. Most cases are brief in duration and go away on their own without treatment. ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
48 years experience neurology
Diaphragmatic contra: Sudden contractions of diaphragm muscle which divides thoracic cavity from abd. Cavity cause hiccups. Only non stop hiccups for hours need any treatme ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
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Getting rid of: Hiccups cure needs several glasses of water with a straw, or eat something sweet like a spoon of sugar, or a spoon of peanut butter. If not ... Read More

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