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Home Remedies For Difficulty Hearing Some Speech
Teeth clenching??: One of the reasons for tinnitus - ringing in the ears - is teeth clenching. Trigeminal nerve that controls jaw closing muscles also has a branch that controls tensor tympani muscle that controls ear drum tension. Hence the connection. Home remedies? Try to keep a pen between front teeth which shuts dows jaw closing muscles temporarily. ...Read more
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
Depends on cause: Try saline nasal rinses , along with drinking hot fluids...And even the "breathe right" nasal strips. Some people find find breathing in steam from a pot of hot water works(be careful not to burn yourself over the stove). ...Read more
No: There are not proven non-medical remedies (such as homeopathic products, herbal products, foods, or drinks) that are effective for social anxiety in a child. Parents should not feed a child foods that cause symptoms which might increase his anxiety (giving a lactose-intolerant child cheese early during a party can cause stomach aches and gassiness later in the party). Good treatment is behavioral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have moderate hearing loss w/bi lat. hearing aides. Which is better: learning sign language w/no hearing aides, or hearing aides w/no sign language?
My vote is for...: Hearing aids with no sign language is better than sign language with no hearing aids. With hearing aids, one can hear broadcasts, such as music or voice, and one can hear what other people say (because the vast majority of people don't know how to express themselves using sign language). Also, with hearing aids, one can hear sounds from machines (like cars) and from animals (such as barking). ...Read more
Swallowing probs: Before anyone treats swallowing problems medically or naturopathically, it pays to make sure what they are treating. Reflux disease (gerd), esophageal motility problems or strictures, or diverticula in the esophagus, for example all are serious problems that require evaluation first, and then the risks benefits and alternatives of all types of care can be discussed. ...Read more
Why home remedy?: Why a home remedy? If you don't know how to cure this pain, you most likely are unsure of the actual cause. Suggest you see an ENT to diagnose the cause and offer a cure. Better than leaving it alone or searching for a home remedy. Just get seen and get it fixed. ...Read more
Relief, not cure: Most pink eye in childhood and infancy is due to viral conjunctivitis. You can relieve the symptoms with warm soaks and bland eyedrops to clear out secretions. Sometimes there is bacterial infection - look for swelling, pus, crusting. If these are present see your ophthalmologist. Home remedies can relieve symptoms but not cure the problem. ...Read more
Home remedies: For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a streph throat test. Consider tylenol (acetaminophen) or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications. Saltwater gargles: mix 1 tsp salt in 8 oz warm water – gargle several times a day. Or gargle with aloe vera juice twice a day. Add honey & a small amt. Of lemon juice to chamomile tea. Pour boiling water over thinly sliced >>>. ...Read more
Can you please suggest superpower hearing aid brands for profound hearing lose?do computizd aids require later programing or digital should b priority
Bring activities: Airplane flights can be a great time to work on crafts and practice writing numbers and letters. Make sure you bring along plenty of activities (remember the attention span of a preschooler is about 15-20min!). Also bring their favorite blanket or stuffed animal to help them take a nap. Bring some easy to eat finger food snacks such as cheerios, dried fruit, cut up veggies, etc. Make it fun! ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Ginger tea: Boil freshly sliced, peeled ginger root in water until the tea is tan. Add 3 tbsp of honey. Sip to help relieve sore throat pain and to accelerate healing of laryngitis. For significant sore throat with swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician & get a strep throat test / culture. ...Read more
Some self heal: In the years before antibiotics people had ear infections ; just toughed them out. It often took 6-8 weeks for the body to clear the infection. Pain control with heat, Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen can help.Some viral infections disappear in a few days without help.However, some infections can become chronic, abscess the bone near the ear and need to be surgically drained. ...Read more
I'm having headaches everyday and a little dizziness, I'm thinking it might be anemia, is there some home remedies for headaches that are effective?
?Hydration?: Both of your symptoms of headaches and dizziness could be caused by anemia. But you would often have other symptoms such as insomnia, leg cramps, pale skin, fatigue. If you are primarily having headaches and dizziness, my first question would be if you are hydrated sufficiently. Adequate hydration is to divide your weight in pounds by 2 and that is the amount of ounces of water you need per day ...Read more
My daughter has some hearing loss when suffering from allergies. Is there a natural treatment that would eliminate the fluid in her ears?
I have a small bump in my ear, but not in the canal. Im having pain in my ear as well as some hearing loss. Painful when touched. Pimple? Treatment?
ENT doctor: Is whom you need to see, or your primary doctor, exam is needed for a correct diagnosis and better management, don't try to find treatment online, good luck ...Read more
I listened to loud music and played in a loud band as a kid. Now I have difficulty hearing conversations in moderatly noisy rooms. Can i heal this?
Nerves don't fix: The damage you do to the fine hearing mechanism from barotrauma is not like a laceration that will heal if you stitch it.Once you injure nerve cells, they are not forgiving. Chances of any improvement other than by selective amplification (hearing aids) is unlikely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Difficult to say: Speak to your medical doctor about this episode. If it happens again, go to your nearest emergency room. Good luck. ...Read more
I have started to have difficulty hearing, it seems to blocked & my hearing is v sensitive.What could this be dwn to?Have tried ear wax but didn't work
See an ENT doctor: Best option for you to see an ENT doctor for good examination to find out exact cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Severe headache on left side lasts 2 days. Difficulty hearing mostly on left side. Auditory brain test showed imbalance on left side of brain. Wat ist?
Hard to say.: The doc who ordered the test should know more about it. I would suggest seeing a neurologist who can consider additional testing if needed. ...Read more
Sudden random indent on the back of my head/skull associated with loss of balance and difficulty hearing, headaches severe nausea ?
Slowly growing, solid, unmovable lump below right ear at jawline. Earaches, strange headaches, hearing loss, difficulty swallowing. Bone growth?
I've had fluid in my ears since Saturday and am having difficulty hearing. I have also had sinus drainage and yellow phlegm, but no fever or pain. This morning I also had blood in my mucus. I am wondering if this is an ear infection or not?
Could be: but how did you know that you have fluid in your middle ears? was it a doctor's diagnosis, or did you mean fluid in external ears? both would affect your hearing, middle ear infection is considered by some ENT specialists as part of sinuses system, so sinusitis would mean middle ear infection as well, and might be your case. You may want to check with your doctor, meanwhile saline nasal washes ...Read more
Blocked ears for over a year, difficulty hearing yet hearing test is normal, tinnitus, ear pain, ct scan normal, no fluid present, air going up Eustachian tubes. Originally disagnosed with ETD, doesn’t seem to be the problem now. Please help?
Eustachian tube dysf:
Are you popping your ears 30 to 40 times a day?
This is what you need to be doing. Also take Flonase 2 sprays each nostril 2 x day. If this does not help, you may need a pressure equalization tube placed in both ear drums. This will allow the ears to equlibrate and you will not feel a pressure sensation there all day. Good luck and feel better! ...Read more
I have middle ear effusion with hearing loss since an upper respiratory tract virus that began 2 months ago. The ear problem is for over a month. ?
Thank you. No she does not have hearing aids. We have had them drained but I would a home remedy?
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
My son was hit in the ear by his "friend." Now has decreased hearing and some pain. Does this warrant a visit to the doctor or home treatment?
Fluid, ear drum two days ago. Used "swim-ear" over-the-counter and it burned 2nd time used, woke up clogged with hearing loss. Home remedy? Fly wed!
Need ear checked: Swim ear is an alcohol-based ear drop, hence the reason it burned. If your ear is clogged, it is difficult to determine the exact cause without looking at the ear. It could be the that you had wax in your ear that liquified and is now coating your ear drum or if you somehow developed fluid in the middle ear. Best to get it checked before you fly. ...Read more
Yes: If you cannot hear well in background noise you may have problem with sensorineural deafness or presbyacusis. Needs to be checked. ...Read more
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