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Hearing management

Question
Posted by: Shane | 2005/07/26

Q.

left ear discharge led to hearing problems since born

I had this smelly discharge since knowing who i am & has led to hearing problem, I've been to many doctors, so as the specialist & i was told that there is a damage. the solution will be operation. If i can use my left ear to answer fone. i will hear that sounds for couple of minutes after fininshing with my call. even after using earphone that sound will remain ringing for about 30 minutes after using them, please help me out. 34yrs

Expert's Reply

A.

Hearing Expert

Dear Shane

It is hard for me to give you specific advice about this without having the results of a hearing evaluation and your full medical history. The best thing to do is to have your hearing evaluated by an audiologist so that we can find out exactly where and how severe the damage is to the hearing system. The audiologist will be able to discuss your results and possible treatment with you and he/she will refer you for any further evaluation needed. Please let me know if you require any referrals to an audiologist in your area. You can contact me at izabelle@widex.co.za.

Please write again if you have any further questions after your consultation or if you need a referral.

Kind regards
Izabelle Pieterse

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