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Can hiccups become dangerous?

Some people have been driven to attempting suicide due to the frustration of not being able to get rid of them, but hiccups on their own are not physically dangerous. Someone may have difficulty eating if the hiccups are severe enough, but the chance of someone becoming malnourished because of this is quite low.

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