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Recurring Hiccups?

Suki&Indie

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I have a piggy who’s nearly 8 so you can image I’m a bit jumpy about her health 😅 recently I’ve noticed she has reoccurring bouts of hiccups. It’s very short and doesn’t upset her. I mostly notice it when she’s out for floor time but it’s happened once or twice in the cage too. She does have poor lungs (from a life of respiratory infections) but the vet has always said her heart sounds great. Is it any indicator of poor health? It’s just scaring me a bit as it’s come out of nowhere.
 
I have a piggy who’s nearly 8 so you can image I’m a bit jumpy about her health 😅 recently I’ve noticed she has reoccurring bouts of hiccups. It’s very short and doesn’t upset her. I mostly notice it when she’s out for floor time but it’s happened once or twice in the cage too. She does have poor lungs (from a life of respiratory infections) but the vet has always said her heart sounds great. Is it any indicator of poor health? It’s just scaring me a bit as it’s come out of nowhere.

Hi

What a great old age!

Do the hiccups happen not too long after she's eaten? Hiccups are generally not an indicator of bad health.
 
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