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3 possible causes of "Cough, Hiccups"
  • Fatigue
  • Pain
  • Hyperventilation
  • Cough
  • Hiccups
  • General weakness
1. Pneumonia
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both lungs. The infection may be caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Pneumonia causes inflammation in your lung's air sacs, also referred to as alveoli. The alveoli fill with flui...
  • Malaise
  • Pain
  • Hiccups
  • Cough
  • Chest wall pain
  • Rib pain
2. Pleurisy
When you breathe, the tissues that line your lungs and chest wall, called the pleura, rub together. Normally this is not a problem, since the tissue is satiny and generates no friction. However, when this tissue i...
  • Pain
  • Rapid breathing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Cough
  • Hiccups
  • Chest pain, sharp
3. Fluid in the Chest (Pleural Effusion)
Pleural effusion, also called "water on the lung," is an excessive buildup of fluids between your lungs and chest cavity. There is always a small amount of liquid on the outside of your lungs. This fluid works to coa...

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