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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 8 months ago

I am sorry, I cannot phone you but I am writing you the answer.

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Doctor: Dr. Arun Phophalia, Doctor replied 8 months ago

You can take Peptobismol and Prilosec, which are over the counter. If hiccups continue,

following can be tried at home;

1) Stimulation of the throat by a small tube or catheter

2) Stimulation of the uvula by a spoon

3) Valsalva

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valsalva_maneuver

4) Tapping or rubbing back of the neck

5) Forcible traction on the tongue,

6) Swallowing granulated sugar,

7) Gargling with water,

8) Sipping ice water,

9) Biting on a lemon

Please read the resource;

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hiccups/DS00975/DSECTION=lifestyle-and-home-remedies

If these measures are not helpful, it would be prudent to go to an urgent care clinic (walk in clinic) or ER.

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