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Hearing management

Question
Posted by: middle ear infection | 2007/12/04

Q.

Middle ear infection

I suffered from a middle ear infection last year. I am currently experiencing the same symptoms since I have been listening with my earphones on my cellphone? Do you think this is related?

Expert's Reply

A.

Hearing Expert

Dear Middle ear infection

There is a possibility that the use of insert earphones can cause irritation in the outer ear. I don't think it is very likely that it will influence your middle ear. If you are however concerned about middle ear infection, please see your GP as soon as possible and make sure that everything is in order. One should never neglect an ear infection.

Please let me know if you need any further information

My apologies for the late reply, we have been experiencing some technical problems

Kind regards
Izabelle Pieterse

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Posted by: Cheryl | 2008/04/21

Please tell me more about middle ear infection?

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Posted by: Anita | 2008/02/03

I've had grommets put in, then had a mastoidectomy and now
myringotomy and tubes put it, will my infection be cured for
good and will I stil have hearing problems?

Reply to Anita
Posted by: Pharudi | 2007/12/07

I have a problem with my ears because sometimes it loks like they have water insde and ear and blocked. when I am gooig to the doctor they tell me that they dont have a problem so I need help and tips on what to do.

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