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What is the medical treatment for hiccups?
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Treatment for getting rid of the hiccups depends on how severe the hiccups are.
What is the outlook for a person who has the hiccups?
In healthy people, hiccups usually go away by themselves with no serious effects after that. If hiccups continue, however, they may cause social embarrassment and distress, and if prolonged may result in speech, eating, and sleeping disorders.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/19/2015
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