Covid-19 symptoms can be a box of surprises. Among the many challenging atypical issues covid-19 may cause, who thought it would also lead to hiccups. It was reported in December of 2021 that a 64-year-old man at the international medical center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia encountered relentless hiccups. Not only that, Scientists behind the case study made a hypothesis that it can be a sign of high-risk covid-19 infection where the patients is more likely to suffer kidney injury and intubation.
-Habadi MI, Hamza N, Balla Abdalla TH, Al-Gedeei A. Persistent Hiccups As Presenting Symptom of COVID-19: A Case of 64-Year-Old Male From International Medical Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Cureus. 2021 Dec 4;13(12):e20158. doi: 10.7759/cureus.20158. PMID: 35003987; PMCID: PMC8723778.