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Sir, I have a patient who have under gone operation for intestinal obstruction recently, now patient is having hicc cough repeatedly every half hourl ?

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Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Diaphragm irritation

This could be a normal postoperative reaction, or may represent irritation o the diaphragm due to pressure from a distended stomach (treated with ngt), or less likely an intra-abdominal abscess ( treated with antibiotics and drainage).

In brief: Diaphragm irritation

This could be a normal postoperative reaction, or may represent irritation o the diaphragm due to pressure from a distended stomach (treated with ngt), or less likely an intra-abdominal abscess ( treated with antibiotics and drainage).
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