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What is the audiology test called where the person raises their hand when they can hear a tone?

What is the audiology test called where the person raises their hand when they can hear a tone?

Audiometry: The audiometry test measures the ability to hear different sounds, pitches or frequencies. The test occurs in a quiet soundproof room. Headphones are placed on the head, and the person is asked to raise their hand when they hear a sound. ...Read more

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Is the audiology test a risky thing to do?

Not At All: Audiology testing is noninvasive and simple to perform. There is no danger. ...Read more

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Is the audiology test a risky thing to do?

Not At All: Audiology testing is noninvasive and simple to perform. There is no danger. ...Read more

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Can my regular doctor do the audiology test in his clinic?

Can my regular doctor do the audiology test in his clinic?

Depends: Many doctors have the training necessary to do this, but a lot of physicians don't have the equipment because there isn't enough need for it in their practice. I work with a lot of pediatricians, who send kids off for audiology tests often. However, they don't get enough need in their office to justify the expense of purchasing and maintaining the equipment. Best to call your doctor and ask. ...Read more

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What is the audiology test called where the person raises their hand when they can hear a tone?

Audiometry: The audiometry test measures the ability to hear different sounds, pitches or frequencies. The test occurs in a quiet soundproof room. Headphones are placed on the head, and the person is asked to raise their hand when they hear a sound. ...Read more

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I had an audiology test,they said my eardrums not moving which is why i cannot hear and i need to see ENT,,,reasons why there not moving?

I had an audiology test,they said my eardrums not moving which is why i cannot hear and i need to see ENT,,,reasons why there not moving?

Middle ear fluid: An eardrum with fluid behind it doesn't move as well as one without fluid. Therefore you should see an ENT for treatment. ...Read more

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Due a head scan as continual ear problems (continuous burning pain )audiology neg pressure test -seeing ENT what can this be? I'm in agonie?

Due a head scan as continual ear problems (continuous burning pain )audiology neg pressure test -seeing ENT what can this be? I'm in agonie?

2 possibilities: If you have normal ear canals and normal hearing, the pain can not be arising from ear structures unless you have an external otitis, that is, inflammation of the skin of the ear canal. 2 possibilities that need to be ruled out are TMD or muscle spasm of the muscles of mastication and a neuralgia of the 5th cranial nerve. However, the latter is usually not burning pain. ...Read more

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Do any of those supplements for tinnitus work? (had audiology assessment to confirm, they only suggested masking) sx's x7 years from noise or meds?

Do any of those supplements for tinnitus work? (had audiology assessment to confirm, they only suggested masking) sx's x7 years from noise or meds?

Enzymes, Neuromics &: While this is a challenging problem that some docs consider incurable, there are many treatments that may help. Garry gordon md reports great results with homeopathy & the use of proteolytic enzymes pioneered by dr. Schedler in germany- see http://fight4yourhealth.Com/answers/tinnitus. Consider neuromics, a device that uses customized sounds to desensitize: http://www.Neuromonics.Com/?Page_id=36. ...Read more

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Is audiology consider medical specialty? Is it the same as hearing and speech doctor? Is it branch of ENT or separted one?

Audiology: Audiologists are not doctors, but medical specialists who diagnose and treat a patient's hearing and balance problems, using advanced technology and procedures. Ent doctors may often employ an audiologist to help in their office, but as stated an audiologist does not go to medical school and achieve a medical degree. ...Read more

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