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What is best medication for symptom pt complaing of noise in head and ears.?

What is best medication for symptom pt complaing of noise in head and ears.?

Get checked: get both your ears checked and get your TM joints checked. Toxins and/or pathogens could settle in either the ears or the TM joint causing noises or ringing. Also biomechanical factors could be causing TM joint issues resulting in ear noises. ...Read more

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What is the best plan of action for a person suffering from cervicogenic vertigo with tinnitus and no nystagmus?

What is the best plan of action for a person suffering from cervicogenic vertigo with tinnitus and no nystagmus?

See ENT: Cervicogenic dizziness will usually resolve with treatment of the neck problem but may require vestibular rehabilitation for complete resolution of symptoms. In general, the prognosis for patients with cervicogenic dizziness is good, with 75 percent of patients having improvement of symptoms. - See more at: http://vestibular.org/cervicogenic-dizziness#sthash.Ei5mi7mB. ...Read more

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Dyslexia mostly with writing but sometimes reading and talking. What is the best treatment for this?

Dyslexia mostly with writing but sometimes reading and talking. What is the best treatment for this?

Speech therapist: You should start with a neuropsychologist to determine exactly what you issues are exactly. then referral to a speech and language therapist may provide you the help you need. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for headache with occasional partial sight loss?

What is the best treatment for headache with occasional partial sight loss?

Migraine: This sounds like a migraine attack. Treatment is possible if the episodes are frequent or handicapping. You should see a neurologist with a specialty in migraine headaches who can help you with this problem ...Read more

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What is the latest treatment for hearing impairment?

What is the latest treatment for hearing impairment?

Depends: Some examples: if hearing deficit due to wax- get it removed, hearing will improve if due to fluid behind the ear drum-then ear tubes and medicines if due to burst ear drum- tympanoplasty/myringoplasty/ hearing aid if due to a nerve damage, probably hearing aid. ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which is best for hearing aids ?

Depends: The best hearing aids are dependent on the type of hearing loss you have and your personal preferences. Some people want completely hidden aids such as in-the-canal aids, but their utility is limited to mild to moderate hearing loss. Others want hearing aids that are easy to put in and take out (typically behind-the-ear). The best way to know is bring your hearing test to a qualified audiologist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for difficulty moving ajoint?

What is the best treatment for difficulty moving ajoint?

Joint movement: Lack of motion can come from tight capsule, loose bodies, internal tears, joint effusion from arthritis or synovitis. Also inadequate muscle function from a stroke, neuromuscular disorder, nerve problems, fracture, dislocation, or injury should be entertained. Spinal problems can caused referred limb weakness. Tailor the treatment after you find the specific cause. Stretch & pt can help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for my difficulty seeing distant objects?

What is the best treatment for my difficulty seeing distant objects?

Usually Glasses: Most people who have difficulty with distance just need to have the focusing of their eye corrected with lenses. Surgery may correct this also. Other more serious conditions can cause this as well. Need an exam to sort it out. ...Read more

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How is tuba aperta diagnosed and what ia its best treatment option? Rured of the clicking sound for every one to hear!

How is tuba aperta diagnosed and what ia its best treatment option? Rured of the clicking sound for every one to hear!

Go to ENT: Tuba aperta is also know as patulous eustachian tube. The tube usually is closed. In this condition the tube intermittently opens. "when this happens the pt experiences autophony the hearing of self generated sounds. These sounds such as ones own breathing, voice and heartbeat vibrate directly onto the the ear drum and create a bucket on the head effect" (wikipedia). Get cured go to ent. ...Read more

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What is the purpose of hearing aid if a hearing impairment along with dementia?

What is the purpose of hearing aid if a hearing impairment along with dementia?

A dementia patient: Still needs to be able to hear the world around them. We navigate through this world based on the evidence of our senses. Imagine you were not able to hear. How would people be able to assist you. How would you know if someone was warning you of danger. How would someone be able to tell you the date and time? One of the mainstays of working with patients is to keep them involved in today. ...Read more

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What type of dr, specialist or therapist is recommended to see for treatment of bppv I also can't figure out which ear is affected for an epley manuv?

What type of dr, specialist or therapist is recommended to see for treatment of bppv  I also can't figure out which ear is affected for an epley manuv?

Otologist: Ear nose and throat specialists (Otolaryngologists) are the most specialized doctors who treat vertigo. They can make sure you have benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and not another cause of dizziness or vertigo. Vestibular rehabilitation exercises like the Epley maneuver are best done under the supervision of a trained physical or occupational therapist certified in their use. ...Read more

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What type of ear plugs are best for sleeping?

What type of ear plugs are best for sleeping?

Personalize: So long as you don't have issues with otitis externa (outer ear infections) any type should be fine. Try the foam ones but, make sure to check them daily to make sure they're intact; you don't want one to break up in your ear canal because you've used it for too long. If those aren't your bag, go for the wax ones. If that fails, see an ENT for customized ear plugs. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment if difficulty adjusting to brightness?

What is the best treatment if difficulty adjusting to brightness?

Glare disability: If this not from external eye disease including dry eyes, allergy. Environmental factors or reaction to medication or cataracts or corneal disease or uncorrected refractive error then tinted lenses with side shields or wrap around sunglasses will definately help. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for fluids in middle ear and popping ears?

What is the best treatment for fluids in middle ear and popping ears?

Antihistamine: There are plenty of antihistamine non-prescription drugs in the market that can open up your sinuses. Afrin (oxymetazoline) spray for a few days works well, unless you have high blood pressure. ...Read more

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What hearing aids are the best for people with only one good ear?

What hearing aids are the best for people with only one good ear?

Several: Consider cros which uses an aid on the bad ear that transmits to sound to th good side, bone anchored hearing aid of which there are several choices, or soundbridge. ...Read more

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What is a good treatment for otistis media with effusion? I have it and it is pretty disturbing with the fullness in my ears.

What is a good treatment for otistis media with effusion? I have it and it is pretty disturbing with the fullness in my ears.

See below: Otitis media with effusion(OME) is less common in adults than in children. In children it follows acute otitis media. In adults it's usually due to Eustachian tube dysfunction. ETD can be the result of sinusitis, allergy, deviated septum, nasopharyngeal tumor, large tonsils or adenoids or frequent URI's. Antibiotics and corticosteroids/decongestants not usually helpful SEE: http://bit.ly/2bOuEer ...Read more

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If you have hearing impairment, what is the biggest problem with using newer aid technology?

If you have hearing impairment, what is the biggest problem with using newer aid technology?

Depends: Some examples: if hearing deficit due to wax- get it removed, hearing will improve if due to fluid behind the ear drum-then ear tubes and medicines if due to burst ear drum- tympanoplasty/myringoplasty/ hearing aid if due to a nerve damage, probably hearing aid. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for dealing with loss?

What is the treatment for dealing with loss?

Dealing with loss: If the person has strong social support, no formal "treatment" is needed. Healthy families and communities allow for ventilation of strong emotions, allowing the grieving person to express & process the loss. This may also involve a period of reduced social expectation, where the community fills in for a time -- providing food and other helps, etc. Listening & sharing memories is useful too. ...Read more

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Toddler with perforated eardrum, what is the proper treatment?

Toddler with perforated eardrum, what is the proper treatment?

See doctor: Typically we use ear drops and/or oral antibiotics and follow up in 10-14 days to be sure it is healed. ...Read more