The “cotton bud technique” as a cure for hiccups
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Persistent hiccups cause psychological and physical distress and can lead to pathology such as carotid artery dissection. Therapy of hiccups is based on small case series, often using pharmacological agents. We present a method that avoids medications or invasive interventions.
KeywordsHiccups Neurology Vagus nerve Diaphragm
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.