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Reasons for Hearing loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hi Doctor.. my mother in law is not able ti hear properly in her hears. what could be the problem. will a MIR scan help
Doctor :   Ears isit
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how old is she
User :   yeah
User :   56 years
Doctor :   first we need to get history
User :   ok
Doctor :   audimetry should help in finding the cause
Doctor :   than MRI
Doctor :   is she diabetic
User :   ok .. no but has pressure
Doctor :   since how long she is has hearing problem,which ear?
User :   yes
User :   sorry for that
Doctor :   ok
User :   aleast from last 2 years
Doctor :   is it in one ear or both
User :   one
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is it progressive ?
User :   means?
Doctor :   is the earing problem over the past 2 years or has it increased
User :   she never realized it .. till recently
User :   so we dont know from when
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are few causes that can cause
User :   where can i get the audimetry test done
User :   ok
Doctor :   you can get it done
Doctor :   at the ENT doctor
User :   ok
User :   sorry cut you short , you were telling me about the probable causes
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it may wax in the ear
Doctor :   that has got struck
Doctor :   there is Age-Related Hearing Loss
Doctor :   but this is ysually in both the ears
User :   ok
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