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What causes difficulty in hearing?

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My right ear is smaller in size than the left one (Left one being normal average size ear). Slowly with the time, i am not able to hear with my right ear. Now i can almost not hear anything from my right ear. Please suggest what should i do
Posted Mon, 4 Aug 2014 in Ear, Nose and Throat Problems
Answered by Dr. Deepashree 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Evaluation required.

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for your query.
Small external ear is a congenital anomaly.
Small external ear will usually be associated with atresia of the ear canal, wax in ear canal, middle and inner ear deformity.
This has to be clinically evaluated by the doctor.
investigation required would be an ct scan and audiometry.
Depending on the clinical examination and investigation report, pt will be treated.
There is empirically treatment for it.
Please discuss my views with your doctor .
Please keep us posted.
Hope my answers have helped you. Thanks.
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