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An inner ear infection caused me to go deaf in one ear about 2 years ago. Since then I have become allergic to all pollens can these be linked?

No. It is unfortunate that you lost your hearing in one ear after an infection presumably of the ear drum. This should have no bearing on development of subsequent allergies. Read more...
Maybe. My suspicion is that the damage to the pharyngeal mucosa and potential scarring left you susceptible to inhaled irritants in general, which is similar to true allergy with regard to nasal/sinus symptoms; but new allergy is possible as well. An Allergist can confirm allergic sensitization or diagnose other causes of chronic rhinitis and off appropriate treatment. Read more...

5 days into a sore throat green thick mucus thing, I got sharp pain pressure and deafness in one ear. Started amoxicillin. Next day other ear bad.??

Continue with med. Finish the full course of amoxicillin, once done things should gradually get back to normal. Ears prob have fluid build up from the congestion and this should resolve with time. If worsening, or not resolved in two weeks, recheck with your DR. Read more...

My 1 year old is possibly deaf in one ear what are the signs that he could be partially deaf xx?

Deafness. If your baby passed the hearing test done when he was born, he is probably not deaf. If you think he is deaf in one ear, you can try talking to him on one side and then the other while he is engrossed on a toy and watch his response. If you are not sure, see the ent. Read more...
Be appropriate. Hearing screening is just a crude attempt to test. You are the best judge of his hearing just by watching his normal response to sounds. Fluid or wax in the ear could have caused the abnormal test. Delay in hearing perception can be just a developmental problem. You and his pediatrician can be aware and follow carefully, but provide normal and appropriate stimulation and love and good health. Read more...
The number one. ....Sign is he will have difficulty hearing on that side. If there is a doubt in your mind, discuss with your pediatrician and get a hearing test asap. This is a crucial time in speech development, which requires functioning hearing. Get him checked. Read more...
See the pediatrician. The bottom line is that if you are concerned your child has a hearing problem, you should bring it up to his pediatrician. Signs that he is partially deaf are not responding when called or when he hears a noise and a language delay. Read more...
Can be difficult... Kids are good at compensating, i.e. Turning their head to the better ear. Best thing to do as soon as possible is to have his hearing checked by a professional. Read more...
Did newborn hearing. Screen or any hearing test show a possible unilateral hearing loss? If so, follow doctor recommendations to get a brainstem auditory evoked response test, even if it requires sedation, to know if it is sensorineural or conductive hl. Persistent mild hl, even in one ear, can cause language delays & learning problems & requires early intervention. 50% of congenital snhl is genetic. Read more...

How to determine your going deaf in one ear?

Hearing Loss. Hearing can be tested using several different methods. One of the most simple tests is done using tuning forks. This is a very gross exam, but can give an indication of hearing loss. A whisper test works, too. The definitive test, is to have an audiogram. There are screening &comprehensive audiograms. Because there are several kinds of hearing loss, you should be evaluated by an audiologist. Read more...

What to do if I woke up deaf in one ear 7 mornings ago!?

See a doctor ASAP. What you describe may be sudden sensorineural hearing loss. You need a hearing test to determine if that is the case. If so, prompt initiation of therapy can lead to a greater degree of recovery than if treatment is delayed. Read more...