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How does meningitis affect people with cochlear implants?

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Dr. Frank Warren
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Immunizations

An important issue for people with cochlear implants is that they get the recommended immunizations to reduce their risk of meningitis.
The centers for disease control (ww.Cdc.Gov) have new recommendations for implant patients. If you or a loved one have an implant, you should go there to read more about it.

In brief: Immunizations

An important issue for people with cochlear implants is that they get the recommended immunizations to reduce their risk of meningitis.
The centers for disease control (ww.Cdc.Gov) have new recommendations for implant patients. If you or a loved one have an implant, you should go there to read more about it.
Dr. Frank Warren
Dr. Frank Warren
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Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Neurology

In brief: Meningitis

Meningitis which is the infection of the meninges especially the bacterial one if not treated early and effectvely can cause sensorineuronal hearing loss due to extended infection to the inner ear which contain the cochlea, and also same thing for the implanted cochlea.

In brief: Meningitis

Meningitis which is the infection of the meninges especially the bacterial one if not treated early and effectvely can cause sensorineuronal hearing loss due to extended infection to the inner ear which contain the cochlea, and also same thing for the implanted cochlea.
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
Dr. Mohammad Homsi
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