Hearing management

Question
Posted by: Leo | 2011/04/04

Q.

wistle

Greetings,
I have recently had my hearing tested and have had an aid prescribed. However, it tends to wistle constantly. Surely there must be an adjustment to stop this irritating sound.

Expert's Reply

A.

Hearing Expert

Hi Leo

The whistling is called feedback and is due to sound leaking out of the aid and being amplified again. This is often due to an aid not inserted correctly, sitting too loose, a wax plug in the ear, a perforated tube.

The best is to make an appointment with the audiologist that fitted the aid for a follow-up and fine tuning. This is an easy probelm to solve.

Regards
Debbie

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Posted by: Leo | 2011/04/06

Thanks a million

Reply to Leo
Posted by: Hearing Care | 2011/04/05

Hi Leo

The whistling is called feedback and is due to sound leaking out of the aid and being amplified again. This is often due to an aid not inserted correctly, sitting too loose, a wax plug in the ear, a perforated tube.

The best is to make an appointment with the audiologist that fitted the aid for a follow-up and fine tuning. This is an easy probelm to solve.

Regards
Debbie

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