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Is it dangerous to have hiccups for a heart patient ?

my father, 78 had bye-pass surgery 3 years back in March itself. However everything is ok, he is physicaly active but after 1 year of surgery, he started having hicups that last for 2-3 dayss. Earlier its was after 20 days or so but now gradddully its is after 2-5 days. and last for 2-3 days. We cosulted gasto doctor but no nsue. we had endoscopy, KFT, LFT .everything was ok. except a bit of fungal infection for which the doctor gave the treatment. he also had homeopathy treatment for 7 months. we are just fed up ..please help
Asked On : Fri, 25 Mar 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hello, welcome to HCM. Hiccups are caused by irritation of diaphragm muscle. It can be treated by administering tablet chlorpromazine twice a day. Wish you good health.
Answered: Wed, 31 Aug 2011
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Anesthesiologist Dr. T.L.Ravendra Kumar's  Response
There are plenty of causes for chronic hiccup anyway trying initially with safe drug like metaclopromide 10 mg three times daily is worth trying once he gets hiccup.
Answered: Wed, 31 Aug 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Aashish Raghu's  Response
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These hiccups could be due to irritation of the diaphragm. If no cause is found, the medicine called Chlorpromazine is usually given as the drug of choice for hiccups as long as there is no contraindication. Discuss this with your Doctor and give him some relief.
Answered: Fri, 26 Aug 2011
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  User's Response
hiccough is due to disturb in diagetion.
Look to bowel habit, if constipation then take good laxative.
If gases are there then also laxative help to release them.
I advice to take basti A panchakarma treatment.
Answered: Sat, 20 Aug 2011
  User's Response
after consulting ur doctor start with tab.Rab-D once a day for 10 days along with sucrafil suspension 2tsf thrice daily
Answered: Sun, 27 Mar 2011
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