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Cochlear Lesion treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Doctor,
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I would like to get some information about Coclear Leasion
Doctor :   are you looking for any specific information?

User :   yes, I was diagnosed for Coclear leason
User :   coz i had some issues with hearing on my left ear
Doctor :   Cochlear lesion- means you have a problem with your cochlea- which is part of your inner ear
Doctor :   Lesion means a physical disease of the affected area- it is not a specific diagnosis
User :   is there any way to fix this?
Doctor :   like I said it will depend on what the problem in you cochlea is.
Doctor :   * your

Doctor :   who told you have this problem?
User :   I had a scan

Doctor :   ok
User :   The report had this info
Doctor :  
lesion- is too broad a term - it is not specific - what is the specific problem ?
Doctor :   with your cochlea?
User :   ok

Doctor :   some problems can be fixed with a cochlear implant- but it is very expensive
Doctor :   How old are you and what work you do?
User :   is coclea regards to the connecting bones in the inner ear?
User :   i am 31
Doctor :   there are three parts in your ear
Doctor :   the bones are in your middle ear
Doctor :   the cochlea is in
the inner ear
Doctor :   the eardrum and the bones (in the middle ear )conduct the sound

User :   i am aware of that
User :   that this is part of the inner ear
Doctor :   there are no bones in the inner ear
User :   The Docs informed that they have to lift the eardrum & then check
User :   is this advisable
Doctor :   i cannot give you accurate advice without examining you or knowing what the problem exactly is
Doctor :   any ear surgery has to be performed like that
Doctor :   what does your audiometry report say?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   will have to look into that.
User :   i under went this checkup 6 years ago
Doctor :   what problems are you facing now?
User :   i was not keen on taking up the surgery
User :   Coz they said that the liquid in the head will be altered & i will feel imbalanced till it gets set
Doctor :   yes
User :   It doesn't make a big difference, as i have a functioning right ear.
User :   but still wanted to check , if i do go thru the surgery, will this get fixed. & @ this age.. is this advisable
Doctor :   as it has been 6 years- you will need to go through tests again
Doctor :   before any advice can be given - it will depend on what the cause for you cochlear lesion was/is
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can Help you with?
User :   Yes, 1 more thing, my friend had breathing issues & restlessness, was informed that he was Physosomatic
User :   any idea as to what this is
User :   ?
Doctor :   We have a long queue of patients waiting for our service. Please restrict your chat one health query right now. Do log in again after a few hours to clarify other medical doubts.
Doctor :   or you can ask your friend to log in
User :   ok, sure
User :   Thanks for you advise
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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