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Introduction: Hiccoughs

Description of Hiccoughs

Hiccoughs (medical condition): Noise and diaphragm muscle contractions (properly called ...more »

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  »Introduction: Hiccups
  »Symptoms of Hiccups
  »Causes of Hiccups
  »Treatments for Hiccups

Hiccoughs as a Disease

Hiccoughs: Another name for Hiccups (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Hiccups
  »Symptoms of Hiccups
  »Causes of Hiccups
  »Treatments for Hiccups

Hiccoughs: Related Diseases

Hiccoughs: Hiccoughs is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Hiccoughs

Some of the causes of Hiccoughs are included in the list below:

  • Normal hiccups - people get occasional bouts hiccups now and then.
  • Diaphragm conditions
    • Diaphragm tumor
    • Diaphragm irritation
    • Diaphragm nerve irritation

Symptoms of Hiccoughs (Hiccups)

Some of the symptoms of Hiccoughs incude:

  • Hiccuping sound
  • Recurring cough-like sound
  • Recurring diaphragm muscle contractions
  • Hiccupping of a fetus in the womb - pregnant women can often feel or hear the fetus hiccupping

Treatments for Hiccoughs (Hiccups)

Treatments for Hiccoughs (Hiccups) include:

  • Commonly mentioned simple remedies that may or may not work:
    • Holding deep breaths
    • Rebreathing - breathing into a paper bag
    • Drinking a glass of water
    • Startling the person

Treatment of Hiccoughs: For more treatment information about Hiccoughs, see treatment of Hiccups (Hiccoughs)

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