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Occasional inability to hear low frequency sounds. Tests done. Medicine taken. No relief. Treatment?

I am a lecturer by Profession and age of 53. While talking with others ,, i am able to hear without any burden in the house as well as in other places.. but when they reduce the voice very less i have problem in heraring. and feel embrassing when I ask them to repeat. but my concerns is here as below.. particularly with students ,, I could not ask them repeat to avoid embrassing and I used to go near to them to understand what they ask . it happens sometime only. it is also noted that in the class room , structure makes generates echo not clear the messages .. building also contributs this communication jamming/ disturbances. went for testing.. Doctor gave me one tablets for one week. and also ear drops.. not improved.. I want to stop further damage of my ear hearing . i am sure some problem in my ar as well as class room/bulding.. i can not repair the building.. but want to ensure i am and my hearing is ok. or improve to be ok. thanks.
Asked On : Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
your hearing has diminished; yes it is an embarassment, but it is not alarming !
There are a myriad of causes of hearing loss. But the good news is..... most causes are self limiting or easily cured.
I suggest you to consult an ENT specialist. He will also get an audiogram done and find the cause.
Then he will treat it.
Don't you worry.
Take care.
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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