Hiccups

Hiccups, sometimes spelled “hiccoughs”, are usually normal and harmless, going away on their own. In these everyday situations, the trigger for hiccups is usually minor and sometimes unknown, but exposure to some type of irritant or foreign body may also ...

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Causes

Simple causes of hiccups, sometimes even recurring hiccups, include:

  • Normal. Occasional bouts of hiccups are not abnormal in children or
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