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Risk Of Hearing Loss In Baby
Causes of prelingual: hearing loss: : (1) > 50% genetic, 50% of these from mutations of GJB2 genes that code for connexin proteins, carried by 1:33 people. Babies who inherit it from both parents have deafness. (2) syndromes, inherited or new mutations (3) intrauterine infections, mainly cytomegalovirus (3) postnatal infections, mainly bacterial meningitis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK1434/?report=reader. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is an acoustic neuroma always the cause of high frequency hearing loss in one ear only with tinnitus, in 19yr old?
Gradual HF loss: Many people will experience gradual bilateral high frequency loss with age. In some the loss will become severe enough that it interferes with ability to discriminate voices or hear in general. Some hearing loss is clearly attributable to noise exposure, but some is likely genetic as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Language delay: If the child does not speak as many words as appropriate for age, hearing should be assessed. Also is the responsiveness to the parents' voice. ...Read more
Maybe: High frequency noises (machines, gunfire, etc) can lead to acute and long term hearing loss and tinnitus. Always use hearing protection. Simple foam ones you get at the drug store can help or you can get custom ones made if you are around loud noises a lot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A fluctuating : Conductive hearing loss may cause a child not to discern correct pronunciation of words, causing speech (articulation) delays. There's still debate re: whether it causes delays in receptive (language comprehension) & expressive language ( verbalization of thoughts/ideas). Persistent delays in babbling/talking after pe tubes are placed require evaluation for a neurodevelopmental disorder & therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can loss of height be due to loss of energy resiliency in the disc spaces. Or loss of water, high blood sugar, loss muscle spasticity after psych meds?
Yes: Depends on the pathology and what type of surgical intervention necessary. ...Read more
Can loss of one important long term memory with full recovery of the same upon pointing out the loss in a healthy elderly lady be due to ministroke?
Unlikely: Mini stroke can affect memory but requires many not one. A form of dementia called multi infarction dementia. Remember the brain is the fabric of our persona. If enough events occur can alter us per mantle. If you are worried suggest seeing physician diagnostic studies can be performed. Key is prevention ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mother and father are healthy but have four children ,with inner ear neural severe hearing loss since their birthday, what is the cause ?
Psychology: Is the loss of a significant other through cancer kind of the same feeling as a loss through divorce?
Many of the feelings: of loss and grief work are similar. Death, however, has some different aspects. The impact of divorce will B different based on whether U initiated the divorce or Ur partner did. For the initiator, there may be more relief and less mourning the loss. The person that U R losing is also still alive and U may have 2 continue seeing them, if there are children. When a loved one dies the loss is final ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lack of water: The risk of dehydration goes up with exposure to hot and dry conditions which enhance perspiration to keep the body cool. This leads to water loss. Exercise does the same thing. Any set of circumstances with sweat increases the risk of dehydration. The general rule is that if you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated! so supply your children with free access to water. ...Read more