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Sensorineural deafness in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My 8 years child having nerve weak & he gets hearing loss about 55-60 desibls ( conditional). This problem started from his 4.5 years before that he was in normal hearing
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   May I ask you a few questions pertaining to your child's problem ?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   May I know if your child had any serious ear infection /
Doctor :   ?
User :   chiken pox before 1.5 year
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   It might be Herpes Zoster infection which is the common virus for chicken pox and herpes zoster.
User :   i have taken treatment of Gromet before 2 years ago but there is no covering of hearing loss of my child
Doctor :   Has your child been tested positive for that.
User :   infact this loss was identifed after his 4.5 years later prior to that he was very well hearing
User :   can i talk with you on skype
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   my skype ID is
Doctor :   You can speak with me on phone after chat is done
User :   the ENT MD are stating there is no treatment for revovery of this hearing loss.
Doctor :   Or if you want we can get connected on phoen, i shall ask the customer care team to connect with you on phone .
User :   have you sugest me any other treatment for this treatment
Doctor :   pls. leave your no. i shall ask to connect with you in 5 mins.
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Pls. leave the window open and I shall ask the customer care team to connect with you in 5-10 mins.
User :   we have tested Audiomatry for 10-15 times time to time and verify the hearing loss now child have using hearing aid
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   it might take another 10 mins. on phone and you can chat for unlimited time , dont worry.
User :   can i ask for any other treatment for this loss
Doctor :   According to your illness history , i would say that it was a sensorineural type of deafness.
Doctor :   Have you got the reports of the tests and teh results?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Can you send a scan copy to YYYY@YYYY .
User :   yes but immediately not possible these reports are at res
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i will sent these reports by scan at above email ID
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   we have also made test of one anather test which is mostly used for 0-2 years kid I have unable to remberbed that test work
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   this loss has been increased when he get cold in neak
User :   sorry in nose
Doctor :   I would like to inform you that in a sensoprineural deafness usually you need a cochlear implant.
Doctor :   we have to rule out whether it is sensori-neural or middle/external ear .
User :   he having hearing some high voice
User :   he is studing in 2nd class in normal school and he get 60 -80 % result i,e he geting hearing understanding normal but some very small noice and normal noice unable to identify
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   my query is now he having some hearing loss which we can recover by making any other treatment i unable to understand medical words because i am Tax Consultant
Doctor :   I would say that we would have to treat by putting a cochlear implant in the internal ear which would do the work of the nerves and enhance or magnify the sound produced.
Doctor :   This is very well done these days.
User :   what is the cost about this treatment
User :   ok
User :   whether i want to recharge the
Doctor :   No no ...pls. there is no need.
User :   ok i am waiting
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