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My son is 2-and cries whenever he gets the hiccups bc his ears hurt. Could it be an ear infection?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatrics - Emergency Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Likely referred pain

The hiccups may be creating pain in his ears.
Once the hiccups have stopped the pain should go away. If not have his ears examined. Avoid foods and beverages that would stimulate hiccups. All the best.

In brief: Likely referred pain

The hiccups may be creating pain in his ears.
Once the hiccups have stopped the pain should go away. If not have his ears examined. Avoid foods and beverages that would stimulate hiccups. All the best.
Dr. Katharine Cox
Dr. Katharine Cox
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Hiccups

It is possible with the pressure changes but it could also be an ear infection of simply a plugged nose causing a back up of fluid into the ear canal.
See the doctor for the best answer.

In brief: Hiccups

It is possible with the pressure changes but it could also be an ear infection of simply a plugged nose causing a back up of fluid into the ear canal.
See the doctor for the best answer.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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