Friday, June 23, 2006

Have a hiccup problem?

Rumours are, this is how they get rid of it "upstairs", some guy told me: Termination of intractable hiccups with digital rectal massage. "A 60-year-old man with acute pancreatitis developed persistent hiccups after insertion of a nasogastric tube. Removal of the latter did not terminate the hiccups which had also been treated with different drugs, and several manoeuvres were attempted, but with no success. Digital rectal massage was then performed resulting in abrupt cessation of the hiccups. Recurrence of the hiccups occurred several hours later, and again, they were terminated immediately with digital rectal massage. No other recurrences were observed. This is the second reported case associating cessation of intractable hiccups with digital rectal massage. We suggest that this manoeuvre should be considered in cases of intractable hiccups before proceeding with pharmacological agents."


5 comments:

Bayman said...

Ewww gross pic! Wait...isn't that Rob playing with a Unicorn?
Sorry, that post was just asking for some lame joke...

Anonymous Coward said...

He's just looking for treasure!

Hiccup Diary said...

I have Hiccups all the time BUT IM NOT DOING THAT!

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I read an article which said, the bigger part of the men in the world die for prostate cancer in the world.
Thanks for sharing.

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