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What is a brain infection in babies that causes deafness? Is it curable?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Deafness

Treat the cause.

In brief: Deafness

Treat the cause.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Several possible

The one most often associated today with deafness is cytomegalovirus.
We have no vaccine for this and if it attacks the ear nerve the damage is usually progressive and permanent. Treatment focuses on early detection and providing amplification (hearing aids).

In brief: Several possible

The one most often associated today with deafness is cytomegalovirus.
We have no vaccine for this and if it attacks the ear nerve the damage is usually progressive and permanent. Treatment focuses on early detection and providing amplification (hearing aids).
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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