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Dr. Alfina Begum

Audiologist, Bangalore

250 at clinic
Dr. Alfina Begum Audiologist, Bangalore
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. Alfina Begum is an experienced Audiologist in Kaade Hospital, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Bloom Senso Hearing Centre in Kaade Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Alfina Begum on Lybrate.com.

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My hear is falling day by day it increase more and more my hear remove to stop my hear problem what can I do.

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My hear is falling day by day it increase more and more my hear remove to stop my hear problem what can I do.
It is normal to lose about 30-80 strands of hair in a day. The common reasons behind hair fall are lack of essential nutrients in the body, improper and unhealthy dietary habits, hormonal imbalance, certain medications, dandruff, alopecia and other scalp disorders, stress and tension etc. Natural oils such as coconut, olive, jojoba, almond etc. Can be used to massage the scalp for countering hair fall. Gently massage the scalp prior to head bath twice a week. Also check hemoglobin for anaemia and thyroid status with serum tsh. Have more proteins and trace minerals like copper, zinc, selenium in diet. Start taking a hair nutrition supplement. Keep stress away with regular exercise, yoga, meditation. Get the underlying scalp condition like dandruff treated.

Hi i am 30 years old male started suffering from vision loss in right eye and in two months time left eye vision loss started in third month he has lost vision in both eyes and hearing loss started in left ear. So far no diagnosis could be done by doctors

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Sir good evening, if you really want to recover from all than you have to take acupuncture treatment. An acupuncturist practicing acupuncture have to diagnose your condition n can treat you. Understand one thing body runs with energy but energy can't be seen by naked eye so keep faith in you and your body can recover itself by acupuncture treatment.

I can't hear well when someone asked to me. I mean that I hear that someone is asking to me but I can't concentrate on words that the person had told. Please tell.

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I can't hear well when someone asked to me. I mean that I hear that someone is asking to me but I can't concentrate o...
Go for a hearing test and be careful as there are many quacks in this field. Hearing test should be done by a qualified audiologist.

Hi, age 27, suffring with sensoryneural hearing loss from last one year. Following homeopathy treatment feom last one month but showing no effect. So, please tell me what should I do?

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Good morning, sensory neural means it is inflamed you can visit at acupuncture clinic and take advantage of acupuncture treatment which can give you some good effect in healing. Jethalal

I am 22 years old girl and I am facing the problem of low hearing problem. Suggest some home remedy or something else.

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I am 22 years old girl and I am facing the problem of low hearing problem. Suggest some home remedy or something else.
low hearing can be due to multiple problems- ear wax, trauma to ear, infection etc. a proper history and evaluation can help you come to a diagnosis. feel free to consult if you would need my assistance.

My 10 months old baby has been detected with hearing loss. She was born premature almost 1. 5months. The audiologist whom we consulted has advised us to start with an hearing aid in her right ear as it has got profound hearing loss. And said there is no need in the left ear as it has got moderate to low hearing loss. Audiologist have also said that it seems her auditory nerves are not yet developed it may take time and improve on its own. He has advised us to use siemens digital hearing aid with 16 channels. What do you advice. Will 16 channels be suitable for her?

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I would advice that go for binaural hearing aids. Single hearing aid would not solve the purpose. Go for a bte digital hearing aid. 16 channels are good enough but how much gain it gives is important.

My friend has high blood pressure and now he finds it difficult to hear very well what is the cause.

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My friend has high blood pressure and now he finds it difficult to hear very well what is the cause.
Hello sir, High blood pressure may cause inner ear hemorrhage, which is supplied by the a artery, which supports the inner ear artery and is divided into cochlear artery and anterior vestibular artery which maycause progressive or sudden hearing loss . Regards.

Chewing chewing gum good or bad for teeth? Some genuine advice please. If good which one is advisable?

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Gums with sugar should be avoided. Sugar-free chewing gums are non-harmful. Some may claim that it helps fight activities however no scientific evidence exists. Also, not all sugar-free gums are good. Be aware that non-sugar sweeteners sometimes cause bloating, diarrhea or flatulence. So your decision lies in what suits your body. If you don't have such side effects and you are addicted to it, then go for it. Better avoid gums if you can. Chew neem sticks instead.

I have hearing issue in right side and that too from middle position Can it cure without using ear aid machine.

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first we have to find out the cause, we need lot of test. for that you consult ent doctor near by. thanks

Doc, follow up question, im using now hearing aid and I can hear everything around me but still the words are not clear but when I pull out my hearing aids, I can understand them and identified them but in and louder voice. What do you think happen to my ears? Thanks.

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Doc, follow up question, im using now hearing aid and I can hear everything around me but still the words are not cle...
You do take time to adjust to hearing aid still consult your ENT specialist and discuss your problem with him your hearing aid might need some adjustments

Always wear a full-face helmet or a mouthguard while playing sports

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Always wear a full-face helmet or a mouthguard while playing sports. It will protect your mouth from any unnecessary injury.

I want to know hearing song in headphone in low volume for 2 to 3 hr. continually is effective for hearing very much.

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Better you play that song in your mobile, keep that on the table. Using headphone has an adverse effect on hearing moreover it may irritate the skin. So from both point of view you better go for hearing it frm far away from your earcanal.

My memorizing power is going down and I'm continuously losing my hearing power as doctors are saying that by inner ear bone getting harder. What should I do to get confirm remedy.

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You may be having otosclerosis which is stiffening of bone in middle ear and cause hearing problem. It can be corrected by surgery. Consult a good ENT specialist

My baby is 19 months old. She has a sensory hearing loss. Is it curable?

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Sensory neural hearing loss is manageable with hearing aids. Early intervention will help your child hear environmental sounds and familiar voices which will benefit in speech & language development.

Doctor I am losing my hearing ability day by day. I had applied for army. I am fearing of rejection in medical examination. I am losing my hearing ability from the age of 15. Doctor please help me. I will be grateful to you. Doctor I have consulted many others by in vain. Now I am here. So please help.

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Loss of hearing may be due two maiinly three things 1) having chronic infection of ear like csom of rhe ear therby causing perforation of tympanic membrane of rhe ear which is verybthin lust 0.007mm 2) having some damage or deformity of cochlear bione in the middle ear. 3) some exposure of suudden loud sound due to impact the damage caused to the again cochlear bone. You should consult a ent specailist in this regards.

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Perhaps you've thought about getting a hearing aid, but you're worried about how it will look or whether it will really help. It may help ease your concerns to know more about:
- The hearing aid options available to you
- What to look for when buying a hearing aid
- How to get used to it
- Hearing aids can't restore normal hearing. They can improve your hearing by amplifying soft sounds, helping you hear sounds that you've had trouble hearing.

How hearing aids work

Hearing aids use the same basic parts to carry sounds from the environment into your ear and make them louder. Most hearing aids are digital, and all are powered with a hearing aid battery.

Small microphones collect sounds from the environment. A computer chip with an amplifier converts the incoming sound into digital code. It analyzes and adjusts the sound based on your hearing loss, listening needs and the level of the sounds around you. The amplified signals are then converted back into sound waves and delivered to your ears through speakers.

Hearing aid styles

Hearing aids vary a great deal in price, size, special features and the way they're placed in your ear.

The following are common hearing aid styles, beginning with the smallest, least visible in the ear. Hearing aid designers keep making smaller hearing aids to meet the demand for a hearing aid that is not very noticeable. But the smaller aids may not have the power to give you the improved hearing you may expect.

Completely in the canal (CIC) or mini CIC

A completely-in-the-canal hearing aid is molded to fit inside your ear canal. It improves mild to moderate hearing loss in adults.

A completely-in-the-canal hearing aid:
- Is the smallest and least visible type
- Is less likely to pick up wind noise
- Uses very small batteries, which have shorter life and can be difficult to handle
- Doesn't contain extra features, such as volume control or a directional microphone
- Is susceptible to earwax clogging the speaker

In the canal

An in-the-canal (itc) hearing aid is custom molded and fits partly in the ear canal. This style can improve mild to moderate hearing loss in adults.

An in-the-canal hearing aid:
- Is less visible in the ear than larger styles
- Includes features that won't fit on completely-in-the-canal aids, but may be difficult to adjust due to its small size
- Is susceptible to earwax clogging the speaker

In the ear
An in-the-ear (ITE) hearing aid is custom-made in two styles ? one that fills most of the bowl-shaped area of your outer ear (full shell) and one that fills only the lower part (half shell). Both are helpful for people with mild to severe hearing loss.

An in-the-ear hearing aid:
- Includes features that don't fit on smaller style hearing aids, such as a volume control
- May be easier to handle
- Uses a larger battery for longer battery life
- Is susceptible to earwax clogging the speaker
- May pick up more wind noise than smaller devices
- Is more visible in the ear than smaller devices

Behind the ear
A behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid hooks over the top of your ear and rests behind the ear. A tube connects the hearing aid to a custom earpiece called an earmold that fits in your ear canal. This type is appropriate for people of all ages and those with almost any type of hearing loss.

A behind-the-ear hearing aid:
- Traditionally has been the largest type of hearing aid, though some newer mini designs are streamlined and barely visible
- Is capable of more amplification than are other styles
- May pick up more wind noise than other styles

Receiver in canal or receiver in the ear
The receiver-in-canal (RIC) and receiver-in-the-ear (RITE) styles are similar to a behind-the-ear hearing aid with the speaker or receiver in the canal or in the ear. A tiny wire, rather than tubing, connects the pieces.

A receiver-in-canal hearing aid:
- Has a less visible behind-the-ear portion
- Is susceptible to earwax clogging the speaker

Open fit
An open-fit hearing aid is a variation of the behind-the-ear hearing aid with a thin tube. This style keeps the ear canal very open, allowing for low-frequency sounds to enter the ear naturally and for high-frequency sounds to be amplified through the hearing aid. This makes the style a good choice for people with mild to moderate hearing loss.

An open-fit hearing aid:
- Is less visible
- Doesn't plug the ear like the small in-the-canal hearing aids do, making your own voice sound better to you
- May be more difficult to handle and adjust due to small parts.
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Daily I have to talk and listen to my clients at my office. I use my voice a lot. But at the end of the day I feel pain in my throat. I hydrate throughout the day. Pls tell me what to do to improve my voice box and not to pain. I don't want to take medicine. Visited Dr. many times but didn't see much improvement. Thanks.

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Daily I have to talk and listen to my clients at my office. I use my voice a lot. But at the end of the day I feel pa...
If you are meeting your clients personally speak in low volume voice you will not get exhausted early.

When I speak to people. They cannot hear my voice properly. They said me that you have bad sound. But in the past I was able to speak clearly but now what has happened with me. I have cough also. What should I do now?

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Go for voice evaluation by an audiologist, because there is something wrong with your vocal system i. E. Infection in larynx due to which you r suffering from dry cough and voice problem, which is unpleasant for listeners. So try to talk less, drink luke-warm water, avoid throat clearing, avoid tea, coffee, too much shouting etc. For voice conservation.

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