What is Deafness?

Deafness refers to inability to hear things, either totally or partially. It may be mild,moderate,severe or profound. A patient with mild hearing impairment may have problems understanding speech, especially if there is a lot of noise around, while those with moderate deafness may need a hearing aid.

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white stuff inside the ear of a 3 yr old.

doctor1 MD

it is most probably wax.leave it alone if it is not causing problems.if it is causing pain or deafness get it removed by an ent surgeon only.

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my mum has been having dizzy spells on and off and reports some deafness in her ears just prior to this happening. She also has slurred speech...

doctor1 MD

Dear Renee,your mother needs detailed evaluation for the cause.There are several possible reasons for this like,decreased blood flow to brain,some...

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I have sudden L ear deafness for 5 days....some numbness to touch in L ear canal . New drug begun 1 day before deafness...simvostatin....have not...

doctor1 MD

hello and welcome to HCM,

You need to get an ENT consult as soon as possible as the initial treatment and management of sudden hearing loss...

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