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Remedies For Partial Hearing Loss
Ear tubes: If simple medical managment has failed, ear tubes can easily bypass the eustachian tube and alleviate the pressure. Mot commonly placed in children under a brief anesthetic, tubes can be placed in adults in the office. For a brief video on middle ear fluid and the ear tube procedure, see http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=aitswaq711k. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
I was diagnosed with enlarged adenoids that is causing hearing loss. My ENT only recommends a hearing aid. Is there another treatment?
My daughter has some hearing loss when suffering from allergies. Is there a natural treatment that would eliminate the fluid in her ears?
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
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
After arthroscopic surgery of shoulder under ga, a hearing loss of 40 db in right ear was noted. What could be the reason and treatment? Thank you.
Hello Doctor Mandel! A month ago I suffered from acute labyrinthitis with veritigo and vomiting, hearing loss on my left ear. Now I still have noise in my left ear and sometimes steadless. What you can recommend as treatment? Thank you ver much!!!
Avoid operating: machinery and rest. Doing valsalva will help. It may take another few days and all your symptoms will go away. Good luck. ...Read more
Im 31 and was just diagnosed with acute vertigo, taking antivert 3-4 times a day helps me balence, but the screeching and partial hearing loss! HELP!
Meniere's disease?: Are you having headaches as well? With vertigo, hearing loss and screeching (ringing in the ears perhaps??) you've described 3/4 symptoms of Ménière's disease, the only last symptom being headaches on the side of the hearing loss and ringing in the ear. You'd need an MRI to know that the inner ears and brain in general look OK. Treatment for this is challenging. ...Read more
I had from Barotrauma last Jan during a dive as I didn't equalize my ears effectively. Ended with partial hearing loss and tinnitus. Can I dive again?
Exposed to dust&mold have cough congestion yellow/brown phlegm also partial hearing loss in ear over a week not clearing up is it time to see doctor?
1 week of symptoms: Yes, it is time to see a doctor. ...Read more
Audiogram: The answer to the question is first, you must be told if it is a conductive or sensori-neural hearing loss. The former may be surgically correctable and the latter may be possibly corrected with amplification. You must have a hearing test (audiogram) and interpretation of the audiogram by an otologist. ...Read more
Hearing loss: What did you say? Could you say it again? I couldn't hear you! Sorry, I couldn't resist! In all seriousness, you'll notice hearing loss when you can't understand spoken word, find yourself straining to carry on conversation, missing out on key parts of movie, radio & other entertainment. Or your partner/friend/family might repeatedly tell you to turn that darn thing down. Start w/your Family Doc. ...Read more