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How does antihistamine affect your ability to hear?

How does antihistamine affect your ability to hear?

Not directly: Allergies can cause eustachian tube dysfunction (etd). Etd can cause fluid build up in the middle ear which can dampen the hearing. See your ENT for evaluation of your hearing and treatment if you suspect such a problem. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more


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Sinusitis does it affect your ability to hear well?

Sinusitis does it affect your ability to hear well?

No, but...: ...Many people with sinusitis also have a cold, which can lead to eustachian tube congestion. This can cause ear pain and hearing loss. If decongestants don't help, see your doctor. ...Read more

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How does fatigue affect hearing ability? I can't hear what's going on when i'm tired.

How does fatigue affect hearing ability? I can't hear what's going on when i'm tired.

Fatigue and hearing: What you describe is most likely a function of your central hearing mechanism, or processing. I suspect if we looked at your actual hearing levels, they would not change even when you are tired. However, your attention, focus and processing are all impacted by fatigue and are all necessary for auditory (hearing) processing. Obtaining an objective hearing test is always an important first step. ...Read more

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I've been on ability 10mg for a week and am still not seeing clearly.. In fact I've begun to hear whispering voices at night which has never happened?

I've been on ability 10mg for a week and am still not seeing clearly.. In fact I've begun to hear whispering voices at night which has never happened?

Abilify: You need to be in touch with the prescribing doctor. It isn't clear if you are referring to an ocular side effect or a psychological visual matter, or a matter of general clarity of thought. In any of those cases, you need to speak to the prescriber. Whispering voices? Many possibilities, but one is that the dose is too low. ...Read more

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Can you gradually lose your ability to hear due to acoustic trauma?

Can you gradually lose your ability to hear due to acoustic trauma?

Yes.: Protect your ears from loud noise (ipods, lawnmower, loud music, gunfire). ...Read more