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Would domperidone be likely to cure hiccups? (ive had them for a year) i take 40mg of tecta per day as well
One month?: Get your father to a physician who can prescribe specific medication for this condition. ...Read more
No single best cure: It is not known why people get hiccups. Babies start getting hiccups even before they are born. Hiccups are not harmful, and they stop on their own. There is no sure way to stop hiccups, although people have tried techniques such as: drinking water, holding one's breath, getting scared, putting sugar on the tongue, etc... Medication is only used in non-stop cases that interfere with one's life. ...Read more
I am so sorry for yo: Hiccups are very frustrating but usually go away on their own. If t hey are related to a particular heal problem fixing the problem usually gets rid of them. Medically there is no consitant treatment. In drastic cases there are surgical treatments which I would not suggest ...Read more
Hiccups: I’ve had persistent hiccups over many years that last +-3 days at a time, recurring maybe 4 times a year. Any insights/suggestions/cures?
Pt on again/off again hiccups coupled with ab spasms, has dementia meds. What possible reasons and cures if any?
Try these. : Breath holding Valsalva maneuver Breathing into bag Ice water gargles Swallowing granulated sugar, hard bread, or peanut butter Drinking from opposite side of glass Catheter or cotton swab stimulation of nasooropharynx Forceable traction on the tongue Biting on a lemon Fright Noxious odors (inhaling ammonia) Pressing on the eyeballs. ...Read more
I have been hiccuping once every hour my whole life. Doctor said stop chewing gum, but that's not it. What can I do to cure it?
Find cause: Continuous hiccuping can be due to anything from disease irritating the diaphragm to a medication side effect to a goiter pressing on the phrenic nerve to neurologic disease. I am going to assume you are not an uncontrolled diabetic or in kidney failure. A physician's office visit is in order. ...Read more