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Responds To Noise (Overview)

Developmental milestone- infants pass this milestones at about 2 weeks of age


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Is it true that when your ear is plugged, to stop listening music, because listen to music with plugged ears will cause permanent damage to hearing?

Is it true that when your ear is plugged, to stop listening music, because listen to music with plugged ears will cause permanent damage to hearing?

Not true. : That's false. You can listen to music with whatever kind of blockage in your or on the outer ear. It's all about decibels. High enough that it's painful to listen and it can damage your hearing. ...Read more

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Responds To Noise (Overview)

Developmental milestone- infants pass this milestones at about 2 weeks of age


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Can Lexapro (escitalopram) cause aniscoria? I started this med 2 weeks ago and I woke up today with an enlarged left pupil, but responds normally to light. Worried.

Can Lexapro (escitalopram) cause aniscoria? I started this med 2 weeks ago and I woke up today with an enlarged left pupil, but responds normally to light. Worried.

Anisocoria: I have a reference that does not list anisocoria as a side effect. However, Lexapro (escitalopram) can cause tachycardia, sweating and other sympathetic symptoms. It is sympathetic tone that causes this. Any drops, visine etc. I would talk to your eye provider o. ...Read more

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Is it harmful for a fetus to be exposed to loud sounds/drums from a stage performance like drums and banging metallic noises? Or do fluids provide enough insulation to muffle the noise?

Is it harmful for a fetus to be exposed to loud sounds/drums from a stage performance like drums and banging metallic noises? Or do fluids provide enough insulation to muffle the noise?

Harmful!: The developing fetus certainly appreciates loud external noises and the amniotic fluid actually transmits all vibrations very well. Avoid any prolonged exposure of your pregnant belly to loud sounds/noises. It could have untold consequences to your fetus' auditory pathway development and overall well-being. No one is certain about these issues, as research is practically impossible to conduct. ...Read more

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It happens that a loud sound, like loud music or power tools cause your ears to bleed?

It happens that a loud sound, like loud music or power tools cause your ears to bleed?

Loud is always bad: A loud sound esp if sudden can cause your ears to bleed if your eardrum gets popped or blown out. You should have a doctor look at it especially if you have lost even a little bit of hearing after the loud sounds. ...Read more

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True that tinnitus be worsened with loud music or loud background noise?

True that tinnitus be worsened with loud music or loud background noise?

Tinnitus: Tinnitus is not affected by external noises or sounds. It produced within the ear at same decibel level and intensity. ...Read more

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What are the implications of a 4 month old baby failing hearing test twice? Does that mean he's impaired? We test him at home and he responds to sound

What are the implications of a 4 month old baby failing hearing test twice? Does that mean he's impaired? We test him at home and he responds to sound

For your son to : Develop receptive & expressive language as close to normal as possible & function academically as close to grade level as possible, his degree of deafness & his need for augmented hearing need to be confirmed now, by auditory evoked response, evaluation by an otologist (ear dr.), genetic testing, & developmental assessment & therapy thru your state health division's early intervention program. ...Read more

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With continuous exercise and proper nutrition to treat the daily threats of hypoglycaemia, is this condition curable not just a treatable daily chore?

With continuous exercise and proper nutrition to treat the daily threats of hypoglycaemia, is this condition curable not just a treatable daily chore?

Daily chore..: Sorry to say, but reactive hypoglycemia, which is typically what we experience, is not curable. Proper management includes smaller more frequent meals with as much as 35 grams of fiber for a woman/50 grams of fiber for a man divided evenly amongst the meals, with the intent of smoothening out the release of insulin from the pancreas throughout the day and night. ...Read more

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Can your hearing be sensitive to noise with a sinus infection?

Can your hearing be sensitive to noise with a sinus infection?

Sinus inf & noise: As a rule, no. If anything, sinus infections tend to reduce your hearing because the same process of inflammation and congestion often plugs up your eustachian tubes, blocking up the ears, so the eardrums don't work properly. Sometimes, however, it is difficult to distinguish between a sinus infection and migraine headache. Migraine is a common cause of hypersensitivity to noise. ...Read more

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2 months old baby had cough and cold and was treated with antibiotics via iv. Baby still has cold for 10 days now with no fever but stuffy noise

2 months old baby had cough and cold and was treated with antibiotics via iv. Baby still has cold for 10 days now with no fever but stuffy noise

Re check!: If your infant is still congested-have your pediatrician evaluate to determine if congestion is from stuffy nose or from the lungs-wheezing-"bronchiolitis" cough. This evaluation will determine what to try for "comfort" care. Often times, the congestion takes 1-2 weeks after your event with IV antibiotics to subside. ...Read more

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Could eardrum problem due to loud noise cause tinnitus and constant lighthead? Is it curable?

Could eardrum problem due to loud noise cause tinnitus and constant lighthead? Is it curable?

Tinnitus: Yes. The problem persists for while. It is curable but refrain from further loud noise abuse to prevent deafness. ...Read more

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Does salt and caffeine make tinnitus from otitis media with effusion louder or is it not the same as tinnitus from nerve damage?

Does salt and caffeine make tinnitus from otitis media with effusion louder or is it not the same as tinnitus from nerve damage?

Possibly: Anything that will increase the size of the effusion may increase the tinnitus, i.E salt. So it is possible that the symptoms also worsen. ...Read more

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Why do I hear a drumming sound in my right ear when am laying on my side. It only happens in one ear. Sometimes I think it responds to noises around m?

Why do I hear a drumming sound in my right ear when am laying on my side. It only happens in one ear. Sometimes I think it responds to noises around m?

Maybe deserves Dr.: On rare occasions hearing a sound in one ear only may suggest a problem in a blood vessel near the head.Please discuss with your dr. ...Read more

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What to do for chronic UTI the hardly responds to treatment?Can something be wrong internally?Been on all sorts of antibiotics.

What to do for chronic UTI the hardly responds to treatment?Can something be wrong internally?Been on all sorts of antibiotics.

See a urologist: If somebody has simply been changing your antibiotics without a more detailed evaluation you should request a change of provider and see an experience urologist for assessment. ...Read more

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Can listening to loud music really cause hearing loss?

Can listening to loud music really cause hearing loss?

Absolutely: It depends on two variables. The intensity of the noise (greater than 85 decibels) and the duration of exposure. If you are exposed to loud music for at least 8 hours a days and if the loudness is great enough, you will develop NIHL, (noise induced hearing loss). And this is a permanent high frequency hearing loss. ...Read more

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Does listening to music loudly a lot affect your hearing to get damaged?

Does listening to music loudly a lot affect your hearing to get damaged?

Yes: Even worse is when listening to music with headphones on ; with the music turned up too loudly. ...Read more