Any over-the-counter help for someone with hearing loss & deafness?

Need an evaluation. Hearing loss and deafness is such a serious problem that recommending something over the counter without a good history or exam is not wise. Could it be wax? Sure, but i've seen many cases thought to be wax that were more serious. Please see an ENT doctor for an evaluation.
Hearing help. There are no medicines for hearing loss or deafness that has been present for longer than a few months. However, hearing aids work wonders for many people and in those that cannot be helped by the highest-powered hearing aids, cochlear implants have had great success. The first step is to get a good audiogram (hearing test) and see an otolaryngologist.

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Fluid, ear drum two days ago. Used "swim-ear" over-the-counter and it burned 2nd time used, woke up clogged with hearing loss. Home remedy? Fly wed!

Need ear checked. Swim ear is an alcohol-based ear drop, hence the reason it burned. If your ear is clogged, it is difficult to determine the exact cause without looking at the ear. It could be the that you had wax in your ear that liquified and is now coating your ear drum or if you somehow developed fluid in the middle ear. Best to get it checked before you fly. Read more...

Are earaches symptoms of hearing loss and deafness?

Not usually. Otalgia, or ear pain, can be caused by infections of the middle ear, infection of the outer ear, referred pain from the jaw, or eustachian tube dysfunction. The last item is the feeling you may get of "popping" when on an airplane as it is ascending or descending due to changes in pressure. Hearing loss and deafness can be the result of repeated severe ear infections, but this is not common. Read more...
Can be. Just earache alone may not always be associated with hearing loss unless there is swelling or obstruction in the external ear or other middle ear problems. Read more...

She is deaf from 15 years now it is profound deafness 4th degree hearing loss, got tests audiologist advisd digital or computerizd aid which is better?

Hearing Aid. Digital one is believed to be better due to following advantages: 1) improvement in programmability 2) greater precision in fitting 3) management of loudness discomfort control of acoustic feedback (whistling sounds) 4) noise reduction Only disadvantage is more expensive. Read more...

What to do because my ear damage and will I have hearing loss and deafness forever?

Non-specific. We would like to help you. But your statement of ear damage is so non-specific that as an otologist (ear doctor), I have no idea what you mean by ear damage. For example, do you have a hole in the ear drum, is a middle ear bone not vibrating, do you have an inner ear problem, vertigo, as I have stated repeatedly on health tap, we need diagnosis before we can help you. Read more...

Do you know if leech therapy can restore any hearing loss which has been a hereditary condition (nerve deafness)?

Scam. Leeches have been used experimentally for skin ulcers, but the crazy stuff that's being endorsed by celebrities nowadays (putting them on acupuncture points, using them with castor oil massages, and so forth) is just silly. They'll target hereditary hearing loss because you may be desperate, real science has little to offer, and wishful thinking makes people say it seems to be working. Good luck. Read more...
Not likely. While there are many "experimental" treatments for nerve deafness, there are no scientifically proven ones. If the nerve loss occurred a long time ago, then many of these "experimental" treatments probably won't work. Buyer beware! talk to your local ENT for some sound proven advice! Read more...

I am having mixed hearing loss... Doctor prescribed renerve plus?? Will I get back my hearing?? Or will I become deaf in future?? I am depressed. Help.

Ask the Dr. The doctor who prescribed for you is the best one to provide a diagnosis and prognosis. Ask for as much info as possible including recommendations for the best possible treatment expectations. Referrals are also a good idea - for second opinions and emotional support. Read more...

My child who is 3 months has a moderate cleft palate. Surgery at 10 months. Can cleft palate lead to deafness? I know it can cause hearing loss

Usually not. Infants with cleft palate are very prone to develop frequent ear infections and middle ear effusion, which are responsible for reversible hearing loss. Read more...
Cleft team. A cleft of the palate commonly causes middle ear fluid build up and infections and require placement of ear tubes usually within the first few months of birth. You have answered your own question - yes it can cause hearing loss(partial deafness) and issues with speech. Your child's plastic surgeon, ENT surgeon ; cleft team will work together to minimize the impact of the cleft by early treatment. Read more...
Relax. Part of the defect in clefts is an altered position of the muscles that pull up on the palate & effect the drainage of fluid from the middle ear into the throat.Poor drainage can lead to retained fluid & temporary reduced hearing & ear infections. Tubes are commonly put in cleft kids even before they have ear infections.With regular monitoring your kids hearing will be preserved. Read more...

I hav pain in my right ear and little hearing loss. Is it any infection? Is there a chance I of me getting deaf..

Otitis media? With those symptoms you may have an ear infection, could be viral or bacterial. Doubtful you will go deaf with a minor ear infection. See a dr. To get an evaluation and examination with an otiscope (a device a dr. Uses to look into your ear), to be properly DX and treated, good luck. Read more...