Patient Comments: Hiccups - Symptoms


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Comment from: Justice79, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: April 19

I have been twice to the emergency room with hiccups, and nothing has been done. I have had them for 3 weeks now and this is the longest, most times they last about 10 days to 2 weeks. I cannot breathe when they are happening and they have become painful.

Comment from: Mj, 65-74 Male (Caregiver) Published: October 16

I went for a laparotomy operation 2 weeks ago and developed a hiccup few days later that still persists and is now chronic. I tried all medication given by the doctor and their advice but nothing seems to be helping to the point that a hematoma started developing, together with poor healing of the wound and I am now weak.

Comment from: Williams, 45-54 Male (Patient) Published: January 21

Apart from the hiccups I feel like there's a lump in my throat/right chest (Internal).

Comment from: Princess, 25-34 Female (Caregiver) Published: August 21

I noticed it about today that each of the 3 square meal I had today, I had the hiccups. It comes whenever I start to eat or swallow food and if I take water it stops, but am afraid.

Comment from: Karen, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: June 15

I get occasional hiccups whenever I go on a diet and reduce my calorie intake and exercise. My body seems to hiccup when my stomach is quite empty. No idea why but fortunately it is not persistent.

Comment from: Rebecca, 55-64 (Patient) Published: January 22

I had the hiccups for 7 days. It was making me miserable. I just had gastric sleeve surgery and thought it was related to that. I tried all the suggested remedies to no avail. I researched home remedies and none of them worked. Then I smoked 2 puffs off of a marijuana vape and they immediately went. It must relax the diaphragm to stop the hiccups.

Comment from: Dave, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: December 21

When I eat red meat sometimes I will hiccup and have to gag up saliva to be able to eat. I have had these attacks for 7 years now and never before that. I know now that I must go very slow with the first few bites and let them settle first because if I eat too fast with meat hiccups will start and be very hard to stop. I don't know what my condition is called but I know it only happens when I eat meat fast. The first time it happened I had to walk around a parking lot for a half hour and gag to spit out the food in my guts. Now as I said I know better and take just a few bites and if I gag that up then it goes down fine; such a strange malady. It certainly makes me feel like Pavlov's dog as it is basically an overproduction of saliva kind of thing.

Comment from: stephnyro4, 35-44 Female (Patient) Published: December 22

I suddenly started having only 1 hiccup and I am not sure why. Nothing has changed in my diet, no change in medications, etc. I just don't understand why I started having just 1 hiccup and it happens about 5 to 6 times an hour. I am confused.

Comment from: okefe, 25-34 Male (Patient) Published: December 07

Thank you! I held my breath for about 10 seconds and my hiccups are gone!

Comment from: Frank, 35-44 Male (Patient) Published: October 14

I get hiccups once a year. When it starts it lasts for at least 15 days, and stops suddenly, I tried all kinds of medicine and nothing works.

Comment from: Swapna, 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: August 30

I have got hiccup problem since 3 years and i had checked with some doctor but hiccup could not remedy, i always hiccup every second to second and this hiccup is giving me serious problem day to day, so how will i cure from this problem please give me suggestion.

Comment from: ld, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: June 05

I had hiccups while eating. It happened twice. I would hiccup and my throat would feel like it was closing. Then I vomited.


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