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Husband has difibrilater pacemaker has been ill with

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Husband has difibrilater pacemaker has been ill with gastroenteritis for past 10 days now has what seems like hiccups
non stop is there a correlation..and how can we stop this.
Seems like gulps of air being taken in
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Cardiology
Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 6 months ago.

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Expert:  DR. EHTISHAM replied 6 months ago.

You can give him some fluids like gatorade as it is likely due to dehydration

You can ask him to do Valsalve manouever

You can give him ranitidine and cetrizine

If he still continue to have hiccups then he will need to see the doctor for prescription medicine

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