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Inability To Recognize Sounds (Overview)

Inability to recognize sounds is a clinical finding in which a person cannot recognize sounds that they likely previously knew. This can occur with strokes or other causes of brain damage.


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Is the inability to focus on sounds a possible symptom of autism?

Is the inability to focus on sounds a possible symptom of autism?

Could be?: Persons with autism spectrum disorder often have hypersensitivity to loud noises. They can have other sensory problems that could also cause hypo-sensitivity to noises. This child should have their hearing checked by a qualified audiologist. If hearing is normal, sensory issues can often be helped by a qualified pediatric occupational therapist. ...Read more

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Inability To Recognize Sounds (Overview)

Inability to recognize sounds is a clinical finding in which a person cannot recognize sounds that they likely previously knew. This can occur with strokes or other causes of brain damage.


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What causes shoulders to sound crunchy when rotating backward? Moderate discomfort too.

What causes shoulders to sound crunchy when rotating backward?  Moderate discomfort too.

Mostly shoulder: Crepitus or crunching sounds or sensations in the shoulder can be arthritis in the ac joint, bursitis in the subacromial or sub scapular area or arthritis in the true shoulder joint. Since its uncomfortable, it would be worthwhile to have it evaluated. ...Read more

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Had ultra-sound been used in cancer treatments?

Had ultra-sound been used in cancer treatments?

Limited therapy: One of latest treatments to show promise in treating prostate and other cancers is high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU).This involves use of high frequency sound waves specifically targeted at cancer cells.HIFU will not pass through bone or air, meaning it will not be effective against some forms of cancer.HIFU only appears to be effective against single tumors and not widespread disease. ...Read more

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I take creon 25, 000 I've been told I can take up to 27 creon tablets a day. Does this sound right?

I take creon 25, 000 I've been told I can take up to 27 creon tablets a day. Does this sound right?

Creon: Creon is given usually in multiple doses throughout the day. Your doctor is the best guide as to how many doses per day you should take. Consult your doctor as to how you are doing and if your dose is correct for you. ...Read more

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I get headache if i see tv or listen to music for more than an hour or two.It is more if sound is loud.Is there any thing to prevent it?

I get headache if i see tv or listen to music for more than an hour or two.It is more if sound is loud.Is there any thing to prevent it?

Turn down volume: If the problem is loud noise then turn down the volume. If there is someone in the house with poor hearing who requires the volume up then earplugs for you or hearing aid for them is your best bet. If the problem is normal noise causing a headache you should see a doctor . This could be a sign of ear abnormalities, brain tumors, certain types of headaches or other medical conditions. ...Read more

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Is the inability to focus on sounds a possible symptom of autism?

Could be?: Persons with autism spectrum disorder often have hypersensitivity to loud noises. They can have other sensory problems that could also cause hypo-sensitivity to noises. This child should have their hearing checked by a qualified audiologist. If hearing is normal, sensory issues can often be helped by a qualified pediatric occupational therapist. ...Read more

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Headaches, over heating, inability to concentrate. What does this sound like?

Headaches, over heating, inability to concentrate. What does this sound like?

Sx are too broad: Please contact your primary care doctor to figure out what's happening. These sx are too broad to address them here. Good luck! ...Read more

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Weakness, inability to concentrate, chest pain. What do these symptoms sound like?

Weakness, inability to concentrate, chest pain. What do these symptoms sound like?

Chest pain ; weak?: These symptoms call for urgent medical evaluation. With weakness, chest pain, and inability to concentrate, i would go to an er. ...Read more