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can you hurt yourself from hiccuping?

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No: Hiccups are considered a very good sign of fetal health. Try changing positions or using heating pads.
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No: Hiccups are common in babies under a year old and are a completely normal response in a newborn and have no short or long term side effects. Infant hi ... Read More
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Hiccups: are uncontrolled contractions of the diaphragm...the muscle that contracts to expand your chest when you breathe. Other muscles in the chest may also ... Read More
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Hiccough: Is a sudden spasm of the diaphragm causing the sudden pushing of air from the lung. This is due to irritation of the phrenic nerve from its origin in ... Read More
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