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19 Possible Causes for Hiccup, Intermittent Dysphagia

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

    Abstract The case of a patient with intermittent dysphagia and suspected GERD is discussed. Pharyngoesophageal scintigraphy was performed. Reflux test was negative.[] Hiccup ceased only after blockade of the right phrenic nerve with 4 ml/h l% ropivacaine and relapsed soon after discontinuation.[] 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[] 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[]

  • Esophageal Carcinoma

    The clinical features commonly seen in the patients of esophageal carcinoma include the following: Progressive dysphagia: Dysphagia in esophageal carcinomas is at first intermittent[] […] oesophageal cancer which may cause a patient to present to a doctor include: Dysphagia Weight loss Loss of appetite Odynophagia Hoarseness Melaena Retrosternal pain Intractable hiccups[] Nerve compression may cause spinal pain, hiccups, or paralysis of the diaphragm. Malignant pleural effusions or pulmonary metastasis may cause dyspnea.[]

  • Esophageal Spasm

    Four of five patients had episodic nonexertional midchest pain; two patients experienced 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[] We present a 43-year-old female with paroxysmal chest and abdominal pain, nausea, salivation, and intermittent dysphagia.[]

  • Esophageal Ulcer

    Left: 68 year-old man with dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) to solids, and intermittent odynophagia (pain with swallowing).[] The intermittent reflux of gastric contents produces discomfort in swallowing resulting in dysphagia, odynophagia and ultimately weight loss.[]

  • Esophageal Disease

    , and in one patient, the device was removed at 357 days owing to intermittent vomiting of unknown cause starting 3 months after implantation, without relief after removal[] In three of the patients, the device was removed at 21, 31, and 93 days after implantation because of persistent dysphagia, with resolution in all three patients after removal[]

  • 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.[] Hiccups is a subtle sign in acute gastric volvulus.[]

  • Allergic Gastritis

    In addition, the symptoms of EoE include dysphagia, intermittent abdominal pain, irritability, sleep disturbance, and failure to respond to conventional reflux medications[] […] symptoms include: Nausea or recurrent upset stomach Abdominal bloating Abdominal pain Vomiting Indigestion Burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach between meals or at night Hiccups[] The most common symptom was abdominal pain followed by bloating, intermittent nausea and diarrhea. Three (43%) patients had a weight loss of less than 5kg.[]

  • Syringomyelia

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

  • Achlorhydria

    . - DYSPHAGIA & ODINOPHAGIA The dysphagia is usually painless and intermittent or progressive over years, limited to solids and sometimes associated with weight loss. - POST[] Resulting symptoms include nausea, vomiting, gastric reflux, hiccup, and belching.[]

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