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How can persistent hiccups be treated?

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Dr. Deepak Sundriyal


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Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 in Brain and Spine
Question: How can one get rid of hiccups that have been going on for 3 days or so...and hiccuping every time I take a breath
Answered by Dr. Deepak Sundriyal 59 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Hello. You can use medicine or accupressure

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. There are several ways to get rid of hiccups. You can use medicine like baclofen
or chlorpromazine. Drink plenty of liquids.
It can also be stopped by pressing philtrum by thumb and applying deep pressure for 2 minutes.
Thanks and regards
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