I constantly get the hiccups?

I hiccup up to at least six times a day. I’m not talking about actual hiccups that last like ten minutes and then go away with a drink of water, I’m talking about one singular hiccup at least six times a day that hurts so much. I can feel it coming, and it creates a sharp pain in my chest, and is accompanied with a loud hiccup noise. I can feel them coming (like I said) but can do nothing to stop it. It’s happened for as long as I can remember. Does anyone have any idea what it could be and how to stop them? They’re becoming an issue in my everyday life.

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    Lv 4
    12 months ago

    Things you can do yourself to stop or prevent hiccups

    1.breathe into a paper bag (don't put it over your head)

    2.pull your knees up to your chest and lean forward.

    3.sip ice-cold water.

    4.swallow some granulated sugar..

    5.bite on a lemon or taste vinegar.

    6.hold your breath for a short time.

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