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Do Signs Of Hearing Problem Mimic Autism
Hearing problems : Turning up the tv, asking people to repeat themselves, unable to hear on the telephone, complaints of friends and relatives. These are the most common reasons people come in to have their hearing checked. ...Read more
Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder affecting three areas: abnormal socialization, communication, and restricted interests with repetitive patterns of behavior. It is usually detected in the first two years of life. Cause is unknown but strong evidence points to an interplay between genetic and environmental factors. Patients with autism may display significant delays in certain developmental areas while having normal or superior strengths in other developmental or learning domains. The severity of the disorder is highly variable ...Read more
Depends: What is the cause of the hearing problem, how long has it been present, etc. Strongly suggest you see an ENT doctor who can assess the condition and devise the best plan for individual management. ...Read more
I have decreased my hearing function since I have flu, but after the flu ended the hearing problem still exist, how can I fix it?
Fluid in the ear: You might still have fluid in your middle ear after you had an upper air way infection or flu like symptoms. You need to see an ENT to be evaluated especially when you are still symptomatic. It would takes several months for the fluid to go away by itself and you also have an increase risk of middle ear infection if fluids are there. ...Read more
7yr old says he doesn't hear me or dad until we are yelling, i could there be a hearing problem or is he so engrossed that he just tunes out?
It depends: It depends on the type of the hearing loss and the severity. Hearing loss can be due to nerve damage and hearing aids often help. Hearing can be due to problems with the ear drum or ear bones in which often surgery is the answer. Sometimes both surgery and hearing aids are needed. See ENT for help. ...Read more
My sister has a hearing problem. They told her that the nerves are a little damaged. I feel that the things that help her to hear better are harming her more. What should I do?
Discuss w specialist: Most treatments that are used to help hearing are not harmful. However because you have not listed what interventions have you concerned- it is difficult for me to be able to give you an adequate assessment. Thus i recommend yu sit down and discuss your concerns with the audiologist/ent. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What do you advise if I'm having sclerosis mastoids.. and I'm having little hearing problem. is there any solution for this problem?
Hearing loss: The best place to start is with an audio gram and a physical examination by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more
Let me know medicine for hearing problem due to nervous weakness ,I am 42 years old and having problem since 2002.using hearing Aid ?
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