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My dad is having hiccups for some days.all tests came negative.he was told infection and was put on antibiotic.hiccups better but still there.help?

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Dr. Nabila Babar answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Usually: wi9ll resolve itself. some times there are few medicines specific for hiccoughs that could be use for persistent hiccoughs

Answered 8/7/2014

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Dr. William Winget answered

Specializes in Dentistry

Neurological: Any hiccups that are persistent can be a sign of neurological problems and can be very serious. I would continue to follow up to find the source as this can be dangerous if ignored, if not extremely annoying.

Answered 8/7/2014

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