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What causes a hiccup that causes the the throat to close?
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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Hiccup
Hiccups are due to involuntary contractions of the diaphragm. The cause is usually unknown.
Occasionally the cause can be serious such as tumors or severe infections of the chest or neck. See your doctor if this is persistent or recurrent. There is a medication, low dose thorazine (chlorpromazine) which may help.

In brief: Hiccup
Hiccups are due to involuntary contractions of the diaphragm. The cause is usually unknown.
Occasionally the cause can be serious such as tumors or severe infections of the chest or neck. See your doctor if this is persistent or recurrent. There is a medication, low dose thorazine (chlorpromazine) which may help.
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
In brief: Hiccups
Involuntary contraction of the diaphragm.
Need workup to find exact cause if hiccups persist.

In brief: Hiccups
Involuntary contraction of the diaphragm.
Need workup to find exact cause if hiccups persist.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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