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Hearing loss and cochlear implant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   i want to know about hearing loss
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   34years, f, mumbai, married, yes
Doctor :   What do you like to know about hearing loss
Doctor :   You may ask about the problem specifically
User :   actually i have sensineural hearing loss. dr. don't know the cause. he said because of some problem in hearing nerve. i want to know how i can save my nerve for getting damage further.
Doctor :   does it run in the family
User :   iam using hearing aids in both the ear
User :   no is is not
Doctor :   how many years
Doctor :   it is been there
User :   recently two month back. but i have problem in hearing sincle last 1 year
Doctor :   is the hearing loss progressing as days go on
User :   no
Doctor :   so it is the same since the 1 yr
User :   no it got decreasing since last one year
Doctor :   is the audiometry donw
Doctor :   done
User :   yes
Doctor :   and are you following it
User :   yes
Doctor :   what are the % loss
User :   right year 110db left year 70db
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?Any Operations If so why?
User :   no
User :   ya two ceasarian operation n get treated for tb
Doctor :   so with the heariing aid are you able to cope u[
Doctor :   up
User :   ya i can cope up by using left ear hearing aid. but i can't poperly if i use only right hearing aid why?
Doctor :   are they correct
User :   y
Doctor :   because the right ear has more of loss
Doctor :   it is un even
User :   how i can hear better with right ear then ?
Doctor :   and the reason for sensory loss is idiopathic that is unknown some time
Doctor :   see the hearing aid is asked to put to the ear with less hearing loss
User :   what will i do if get more hearing loss in right ear?
Doctor :   There are better hearing aids whicha re not visible to otheres
Doctor :   you can put them
Doctor :   then
Doctor :   or you can go for cochlear implants
Doctor :   are you there
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