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A 42-year-old female asked about a 21-year-old male:

have had hiccups for 6 days. have tried everything to get rid of them including medicine through it from doctor but i still have them. what to do ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Hiccups: Hiccups for that many days is exhausting. There are many old housewives' remedies mentioned during the years which you may have tried. In my experience the most effective treatment for serious and prolonged hiccups is an old fashioned medication called thorazine. I have prescribed it successfully several times in past years. Discuss this with your physician.

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