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Severe hiccups over a month. Can't sleep till 3 am blood

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Severe hiccups over a month. Can't sleep till 3 am blood pressure up sick all food except milk
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 10 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 10 months ago.

How is your general health overall ? Any previous known medical conditions ? If all the home remedies failed then you will need prescription medications like metoclopramide , domperidone or balcofen . You will need to get a script from your doctor for this .

I would imagine you must have tried measures like chewing gum, valsalva maneuver ( pressing your nose and trying to breath out with your nose and mouth closed) or salt/ yogurt .

If these hiccups do not settle with medication then you will need a few tests to find out the cause.

Hope it answers your query

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 10 months ago.

Do you have any more queries ?