ent-icon

Hiccups not stopping

My father is getting hiccups after every few minutes and keeps up for 4-5 minutes continuously. Drinking water not working. Stars after every few minutes. Had a checkup but not worked. Any suggestions please.
views-icons 35 Views Bookmark this Answer
Bookmark
v

Doctor Answers (1) on Hiccups not stopping

doctor profile image
Dr. Pinaki Mazumder Kolkata | Otologist/ Neurotologist
Answered
Hiccups are caused by irritation of the diaphragm due to any cause. Drug treatment is not very effective. You may try tab reglan or mucaine gel  which are effective in some people.
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
1/1 people found this helpful
Was this answer helpful?
YES NO