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Are There Any Special Of Hearing Aids Useful For Severe Hearing Loss
Depends: Even profound hearing loss can be helped with hearing aids. If it is beyond being aided with a hearing aid... Cochlear implants may be beneficial. When looking at hearing loss another critical factor is not just the decibel loss for pure tones but the ability to discriminate. Some patietns with moderate hearing loss may have very poor discrimination... Not good candidates for hearing aids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hearing loss, or hearing impairment, is a partial or total loss of the ability to hear and can affect one or both ears. Causes of hearing loss include noise, genetics, aging, infections, or trauma. Hearing loss may be temporary or permanent. Most causes of hearing loss are correctable or treatable. Sufferers should consult ...Read more
How can I self-learn how to articulate properly? Suffers from severe sensorineural hearing loss, and cannot afford hearing aids and speech therapy.
Yes , You Can : First lots of social device agencies are available to help you, you may be eligible to medicaid which will cover all your needs , you practice practice & practice, who helped remarkable lady helen keller , think about it, you need more than hearing aid.If you have motivation and want it , you can do , good luck. ...Read more
Start at beginning: I would start with an ENT evaluation to determine the cause and nature of your hearing loss. Some hearing loss can be remedied with an office procedure, others by surgery precluding need for a hearing aid. If hearing aid is needed, a good device with good fitting can make the use of a hearing aid seemless. ...Read more
Husband has 40% hearing loss and ringing in ears. Will it get worse if he does not get hearing aids?
Dignosed & treated 4 Meniere's 20 years ago, now in "remission". Vertigo stopped but tinnitus and hearing loss worse. Do hearing aids help?
I have been told I have otosclerosis in both ears with 15% hearing loss i have constant pain in both ears would hearing aids help?
Ive been told i have otosclerosis and have too have hearing aids as i have 15% hearing loss in both ears i am in constant pain with earache with it?
Need specialist eval: your complaints of pain would not be due to otosclerosis. You need an ear nose and throat specialist evaluation to determine the cause of your pain. It could be inflammation, infection, eustachian tube dysfunction, cholesteotoma or a host of other possible causes. Sorry the centers not more helpful. Best of luck Dr. R ...Read more
I only have mild hearing loss. Wear glasses most of the time. Would I be better with in the ear aids??
Depends...: I think whether or not you should get hearing aides with a mild loss depends on how much the loss is affecting your life. For example, if you have difficulty talking to others on the phone, need your tv volume really high, have difficulty following conversations, etc., then getting hearing aides might be worthwhile. If not, then protect against further loss and see a hearing doctor regularly. ...Read more
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