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What causes constant hiccups and acid reflux?

Hello, beginning 4 days ago I began to have hiccups, and they are still with me today. Im unable to sleep. Then theres the acid reflux and burning pain when I swallow food as im swallowing corrosive battery acid. Was some nausea earlier. Are these two related? And what should be done firstly to address the hiccups and sleep deprivation. I am taking prilosec and mylanta and little food. Thank so much and have a great day.
Wed, 16 Jan 2019
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Hello,

Your symptoms seem to be related to acid reflux.

I recommend using antacid medication such as Maloox.

I also recommend using Omeprazole to reduce the acidity in the stomach.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi,
General & Family Physician
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