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What does it mean when you hiccup a lot

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine 75 years experience
You MAY: Have esophageal disease. See a gastro=enterologist.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
Mgt: It may be benign but sometimes this is associated with irritation of the thoracic diaphragm .
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Hungry baby : I would recommend that you speak to your doctor which the baby is probably seen after one week. But sound like a normal baby. One week old babies have... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 25 years experience
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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Hiccups : are caused by an irritation of the Phrenic nerve which controls the diaphragm. There are many, many causes for this condition which can last for minut... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Emergency Medicine 48 years experience
Nothing! (at least: I hope not) as I've been doing this for years, usually just after a meal. Hey, it's much better than the alternative! Don't worry.
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Yes: It's even possible to have hiccups before birth; obs sometimes see the characteristic movements of unborn baby's diaphragm on prenatal ultrasound.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Hiccups: For some people it is. If it is non-stop and interfering with the ordinary things one has to do in life, then see a doctor as there are a variety of t... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 16 years experience
?: There is no end date for hiccups. Hiccups are normal bodily functions from trapped gas in the stomach. You can be 90 and get hiccups. Not sure what yo... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
It is not uncommon to have hiccups, and they are usually related to acid reflux or to a gastrointestinal illness. Initially, I would treat them with o... Read More
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