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Why do i hiccup all the time? i have looked up the reason for hiccuping on the internet, and most of them say it is caused by dehydration and drinking too much carbonated beverages. i drink a lot of water and rarely drink soda. and when i hiccup, it neve

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
Sleep Medicine 39 years experience
Need attention: Chronic relapsing hiccup might be caused by different intra-abdominal, chest or brain pathology. Please see your doctor.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
See your doctor: Chronic hiccough can be caused by problems affecting the diaphragms, and your doctor should do a complete evaluation. Often, no reason can be found. There have been people who hiccough for many years without a known cause, and then it just stops.
Last updated Apr 10, 2020

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