Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Overview Home Care warning signs Underlying Cause

Singultus Home Care

Home treatment for hiccups includes:

  • Breathe into a paper bag for one minute.
  • Drink a large glass of water rapidly.
  • Take a deep breath and hold it for as long as you can.

Singultus Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have the hiccups and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2009 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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