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Had 1951 pediatric radiation treatments for a sarcoma on the right mandible. It caused hearing loss, thyroid, dental problems. How should I handle it?

Had 1951 pediatric radiation treatments for a sarcoma on the right mandible. It caused hearing loss, thyroid, dental problems. How should I handle it?

Need more info : Having radiation treatment in the jaw can lead to numerous complications. Especially at an early age. Growth influence possible. Living into sixties is a blessing and tribute to your medical care. However need more information about what dental problems you are experiencing. Caries, tooth loss, dry mouth, bite problems, etc. ...Read more

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Dr. Su Fairchild
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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

The thyroid gland is an endocrine organ located in the front part of the neck. Its role is to make thyroid hormones, which control the way cells use energy. Hyperthyroidism results when the thyroid gland is overactive and too much thyroid hormone is produced, which speeds up metabolism. This results in weight loss, a quick heartbeat, sweating, nervousness, ...Read more


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What are chances of thyroid cancer causing my slight hearing loss? It was in the lymph nodes as well. What chance of it spreading elsewhere?

What are chances of thyroid cancer causing my slight hearing loss?  It was in the lymph nodes as well. What chance of it spreading elsewhere?

Hrng loss = prob not: Thyroid cancer would probably not be the cause of slight hearing loss. There is definitely a chance of spread beyond your lymph nodes, in which case it would become even more serious. Make sure you are working with your physicians and have received or are receiving appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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My ears itche, have irratation and I have low hearing loss. I have done home treatment and off the shelf as well. What is the cause of this?

My ears itche, have irratation and I have low hearing loss. I have done home treatment and off the shelf as well. What is the cause of this?

Prob. ext.l otitis: Itching irritation and mild decreased hearing are all symptoms of external otitis. If otc's haven't helped, need to see health care practitioner. ...Read more

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Can a dogs bark cause hearing loss?

Can a dogs bark cause hearing loss?

No: As annoying as it might be, I have not heard or read hearing loss that resulted from barking of a dog. ...Read more

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What are some diseases that cause hearing loss?

What are some diseases that cause hearing loss?

Too many to name: There are three different types of hearing loss- sensorineural, conductive and mixed. The causes of these losses may be congenital, inherited, or acquired. The best way to determine the cause of hearing loss would be to see your local ear, nose and throat doctor and have a hearing test. ...Read more

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Can going to concerts cause permanent hearing loss?

Can going to concerts cause permanent hearing loss?

Excess volume damage: Certain frequencies in the hearing range can and have been damaged by use of ear buds. Earphones, and attending concerts where the noise is too high (measured in decibels) and too prolonged. This is why people,who work in high noise areas wear ear covers and sound deadeners to prevent this injury. ...Read more

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What kind of damage is the cause for most hearing loss?

Loud noises : Rock concerts, sporting events, working around jet engines, use of headphones at high volume. Looks like this is likely the most frequent cause of early high frequency sensory-neural hearing loss. Age, smoking, alcohol all add to the burden. ...Read more

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Can thalassemia cause hearing loss?

Can thalassemia cause hearing loss?

Maybe if excess iron: Thalassemia carriers (thalassemia trait) probably have the same chance of hearing problems as non-thalassemia persons have. However, thalassemia patients with severe anemia who need regular blood transfusions will get iron overload. Iron overload may cause some hearing loss. The treatment for iron overload is chelation therapy, which can cause hearing loss. ...Read more

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Dr. Gutti Rao
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Hearing Loss (Definition)

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


Dr. Chad Levitt
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more