What is Hiccup?

A diaphragmatic spasm causing a sudden inhalation that is interrupted by a spasmodic closure of the glottis, producing a noise.

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I had back surgery 7 days ago. Since the surgery I have almost constant burping action and in some cases more of a hiccup than a burp. Have stopped...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Hello dear. It will resolve with time

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear. So the common cause of hiccups post surgery is the minor palsy or...

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my son is 22 days old.in aday he gets hick up for once or twice t day. do I need to feex hin during hick ips to syop that? Please advise.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
no, wait for it to subside!

Detailed Answer:

This is quite normal with newborn babies.

Please do not feed when it happens,...

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Hello, I keep having these random hiccups which are incredibly painful. It usually happens after I ve eaten or when I m drinking. I also have...

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Thanks for writing to H.C.M.

I have gone through your query regarding painful, random hiccups after eating or drinking and trouble in...

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