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Using hearing aid, ringing in ears seems louder during cold, winter. Any remedy?

Dear Sir, I have hard of hearing. Sounds like whistle all the time in my both ears. I use hearing aid on my left ear and can hear mobile by both ears. At winter this sounds loud and when I suffer from cold that is my nose waters I can hear nice. Is there any solution? Any kind of operation which will permit me to listen normally. Thanks.
Asked On : Thu, 13 Dec 2012
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Hi, you must be having sensory neural hearing loss and you are using hearing aid for that. In this condition the nerve transmitting the sound from ear to brain is having some problem and in addition to transmitting less sound, it also results in abnormal sounds in ear. Hearing aid is the option for hearing loss and there are certain hearing aids which also act as tinnitus maskers and reduce the problem of tinnitus. You need to go to a good audiologist for that. Medical treatment for tinnitus is B comlex, betahistine, amytrptiline, ginkobiloba in tablet form but response is not certain with any of these. The other symptoms can be because of Eustachian tube dysfunction. Surgery for hearing loss is cochlear implant which is costly but gives very good hearing. Regards
Answered: Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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