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A 25-year-old male asked:

Hello are single hiccups that occur during the day with burping dangerous? occurs three to four times a day?

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Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 49 years experience
Hiccups and Burping are a form of Gas Pressure relief mechanism for the stomach, especially if it is full with Food and/ or Drinks. Air swallowing (Aerophagia) due to Habit, Anxiety, Stress and /or Emotional Excitement,;... can also cause hiccups & burping. No, they are not dangerous but if One is a Smoker, that might be an encouragement to stop.

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