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Dr. John Li
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Occasional Hearing Loss (Overview)

Hearing loss (episodic) is a clinical finding in which there are specific moments of trouble hearing and other periods of time in which hearing is normal.


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Occasional hearing loss possible?

Occasional hearing loss possible?

Yes: Occ hearing loss can occur when you have wax build up or a perforated ear drum and when you have a common cold. ...Read more

Dr. John Li
12 doctors shared insights

Occasional Hearing Loss (Overview)

Hearing loss (episodic) is a clinical finding in which there are specific moments of trouble hearing and other periods of time in which hearing is normal.


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Occasional hearing loss possible?

Yes: Occ hearing loss can occur when you have wax build up or a perforated ear drum and when you have a common cold. ...Read more

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Living with Hearing Loss (Checklist)

See an ENT doctor
Yearly
Get an audiogram
Yearly
Discuss the results of audiogram with your ENT
Yearly
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Minor hearing loss, occasional dizziness and constant tinnitus.. But i'm only 21. I'm having an mri. Is an acoustic neuroma possible at my age?

Minor hearing loss, occasional dizziness and constant tinnitus.. But i'm only 21. I'm having an mri. Is an acoustic neuroma possible at my age?

Neuroma: Yes. But they are quite uncommon, occurring between 1 and 3 people per 100, 000 in the general population. Also less likely if the hearing loss and tinnitus are in both ears. ...Read more

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Sounds like water going deep inside in my right ear occasionally. Dull pain, no hearing loss, not constant. Also have a sore throat. ?

Sounds like water going deep inside in my right ear occasionally. Dull pain, no hearing loss, not constant. Also have a sore throat. ?

Eustachian tube dysf: sounds like a Eustachian tube dysfunction. You may try to "pop" the ears by closing your mouth holding the nose and blowing hard. Your ears should open up as you are forcing air into the middle ear space thru the Eustachian tube. Also get some Flonase and your nasal congestion will improve as well. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Managing Hair Loss (Checklist)

Eat foods high in protein, low in sugars
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Don't tie your hair too tightly
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Use deep oil conditioning at least weekly
Weekly
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Are 60 year old people who went to occasional rock concerts at higher risk for hearing loss than those who did not?

Are 60 year old people who went to occasional rock concerts at higher risk for hearing loss than those who did not?

It varies: Acoustic trauma in the form of hearing loss is variable, not all people exhibit it, even though they are exposed to loud noises. Loud music can affect hearing in the long run, most often it is due to industrial noises, constant and in the same frequency- airplane noise, machines etc. ...Read more

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I am having hearing loss and occasional tingling of arm andleg. What should I do?

Hearing loss: I do not think the hearing loss and the tingling are related. Talk to your doctor about the tingling. If the hearing loss bothers you, ask your doctor to evaluate that as well. Feel better. ...Read more

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Living with Memory Loss (Checklist)

Get a DPOA for health and finances. Have doctors visit with them.
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Write down important phone numbers & post them in more than one place
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Give your DPOA a list of your medicines and doctors' names
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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