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      Category : Health Centers > Respiratory System (Lungs and Breathing)


Alternate Names : Diaphragmatic Spasms

Hiccups | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the condition?

A healthcare provider may ask someone with continued hiccups a number of questions. These might include:

  • How often does the person gets hiccups?
  • How long do the episodes last?
  • Has the person recently eaten hot or spicy foods?
  • Has the person recently had carbonated drinks?
  • Has the person been exposed to any fumes?
  • What has the person done to try to relieve the hiccups?
  • What has worked to relieve hiccups in the past?
  • Are there any other symptoms?
  • Does the person have any other medical conditions?

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    Hiccups: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors


    Hiccups: Diagnosis & Tests

    Author: Dr. Karen Wolfe, MBBS, MA
    Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
    Date Reviewed: 07/02/01

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