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52 Possible Causes for Hiccup, Intermittent Dysphagia

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    The case of a patient with intermittent dysphagia and suspected GERD is discussed. Pharyngoesophageal scintigraphy was performed. Reflux test was negative.[] Intractable hiccup can be an unbearable circumstance and its treatment is often frustrating.[] Each of these is experienced intermittently by over 5% of the population and 55 to 63% report at least one of these symptoms [ 1 , 10 - 14 ].[]

  • Esophagitis

    In adults, the most common presenting symptoms are intermittent dysphagia and dyspepsia. 4 , 5 In children, the presentation is more variable with symptoms such as regurgitation[]

  • Herpes Esophagitis

    At 6-month follow-up, the patient felt well, although he still experienced mild, intermittent dysphagia after ingestion of certain fruits.[] "Herpetic esophagitis and intractable hiccups (singultus) in an immunocompetent patient". Gastrointest. Endosc . 57 (6): 796–7. doi : 10.1067/mge.2003.212 .[] Case 3: A 29-year-old man with a history of intolerance to certain fruits, intermittent dysphagia, and epigastric pain presented for suspected esophageal fish bone impaction[]

  • Esophageal Stenosis

    She underwent four endoscopic balloon dilatations that then allowed her to swallow solid food with intermittent mild dysphagia.[] Frequent burping or hiccups. Pain or trouble swallowing. Throwing up (vomiting) blood. Weight loss.[] […] and symptoms [ edit ] Symptoms of esophageal strictures include heartburn , bitter or acid taste in the mouth, choking, coughing, shortness of breath, frequent burping or hiccups[]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    We present a 43-year-old female with paroxysmal chest and abdominal pain, nausea, salivation, and intermittent dysphagia.[] It comes sporadically and when they happen on top of one another, it does cause pain, but I think it may be more muscular related at that point, kinda like a person who hiccups[] Four of five patients had episodic nonexertional midchest pain; two patients experienced intermittent dysphagia.[]

  • Esophageal Leiomyoma

    Right: Smooth, submucosal tumor in a 65 year-old woman with intermittent dysphagia (difficulty swallowing).[] These symptoms were the following: hiccups, progressive dysphagia, first for solids, and then for liquids, and gastro-esophageal reflux.[] Methods: We report the case of a 58-year-old man referred to our unit with a 4-year history of progressive and intermittent dysphagia, mainly to solids, and weight loss.[]

  • Corkscrew Esophagus

    ., and Jonathan Fletcher, M.R.C.P. 1 Citing Article A 74-year-old man presented with a 30-year history of intermittent dysphagia and regurgitation, which his doctor had initially[] According to her description, these symptoms developed initially following an occasional hiccup. Physical examination revealed all vital signs was normal.[] He reports intermittent dysphagia to solids and liquids. He denies any reflux symptoms or weight loss. He does not have any risk factors for cardiac disease.[]

  • Syringomyelia

    Additionally, he experienced recurrent intermittent episodes of dysphagia while eating solid foods.[] Hiccups caused by a neoplasm in the spinal cord are rare.[] Intractable hiccups can be caused by syringobulbia associated with an intramedullary cord tumor in the cervical area and possible mechanisms of hiccups were reviewed.[]

  • Hypersalivation

    , hypersalivation , atypical intermittent chest pain, hiccups, odynophagia, and globus sensation.[] […] vomiting, heartburn, regurgitation of gastric contents resulting in a bitter-tasting fluid into the mouth, dysphagia, hypersalivation , atypical intermittent chest pain, hiccups[] Autonomic dysfunction in PD can present as dysphagia or choking, hypersalivation , impaired gastrointestinal motility, constipation, or hypotension.[]

  • Gastric Volvulus

    Gastric volvulus as a cause of intermittent dysphagia. Dig Dis Sci . 1998 May. 43(5):1057-60. [Medline] . Tsang TK, Walker R, Yu DJ.[] Other signs include hiccups and even hematemesis of which the latter can lead to hypovolemic shock.[] Chronic gastric volvulus often has nonspecific symptoms such as early satiety, dysphagia, or intermittent epigastric pain.[]

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