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Dr. Apurva Kumar

Audiologist, Bangalore

400 at clinic
Dr. Apurva Kumar Audiologist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Apurva Kumar is a trusted Audiologist in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Apurva Kumar personally at Bangalore Ear Hearing & Speech Therapy Foundation in Basaveshwara Nagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Apurva Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have no job but recently suffering from my hearing problem how solved this problem.

MBBS
General Physician
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1. Hearing problem could be due to wax in ear/ear infection/tympanic membrane perforation or inner ear disease. 2. Get your ear examined by ent specialist and follow the advice and treatment.

I am 35 years old male and have very slow hearing by left ear. I have all test done. What should I do. One Dr. Suggest to take hearing aid and 2nd is say please repair your ear bone. I have tpa card by paramount. What should I do?

MS , MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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I am 35 years old male and have very slow hearing by left ear. I have all test done. What should I do. One Dr. Sugges...
Hi, I would like to know the pure tone audiometry report. If you do not have any discharging ear and going by the suggestion of the other ent surgeon you must be having what we call as otosclerosis. You have two options. One is hearing aid and the other one is stepedotomy surgery. You may contact me for either of these.

I am a 52 yr old women and m 90%deaf of both ears fue to ear imbslance n vertigo. I tried all doc. They say m normal othereise but cant understand why I hv mineirs disease. Recently my ent is trying cognex to revive my nerves. She says she cant guarantee.

M.D in Acupunture
Audiologist
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Good morning madam, this is Mr Jethalal from acupuncture clinic. We treat the body n the imbalance of the system energy with which the body starts reviving n you can see the change it is a healthy process where we treat by acupuncture.

I have profound hearing loss and wear hearing aid in both ears. With Hearing aid I lead a normal live, work in mnc in sales engineer and also drive car. Is there any medicine or surgery or exercise to improve hearing?

Masters in Audiology And Speech Language Pthology, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist
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I have profound hearing loss and wear hearing aid in both ears. With Hearing aid I lead a normal live, work in mnc in...
Hi p. Lybrate-user, I feel you already happy with the hearing aid and you continue the same as there is no medicine/ surgery to cure the hearing loss till date.

5 Telltale Signs of Hearing Loss

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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Ageing is not the only factor that brings hearing impairment. The causes are many. Certain medications, continuous exposure to loud noise, genetic involvement, injury and some medical conditions may cause hearing loss.

But if you think that you are facing hearing issues, then these symptoms should raise an alarm for you to see an ENT specialist:

1. You find it hard to hear phone conversations: Do you find yourself asking the person on the other end of the phone line to 'repeat' themselves, or find yourself pressing the phone instrument right into your ear? If you are trying so hard to hear, you might find yourself missing out on bits of the conversation as focussing to clearly hear the conversation is exhausting work. Getting a hearing test might be a good option if this sounds like you.

2. Your TV is blaring: Do you often find people around you shouting above the TV sound complaining that it's too loud? When you find it hard to hear the TV at the average volume and find yourself turning up the sound, this could signify a hearing loss. Doctors are seeing a growing number of patients visiting them after prolonged exposure to loud music and sounds.

3. You have trouble hearing in noisy environments: When you are out dining with friends or family at a busy restaurant or accompanying a friend shopping in a busy street, all that background noise makes it difficult to hear what the people are saying. People with hearing loss often have problems masking out background noise.

4. You find yourself leaning closer to people to follow the conversation or staring at their lips trying to lip-read what's being said.

5. Family members telling 'you're going deaf'?: Trust the views of the people closest to you, they never lie about your health. Family members often are the first to sense signs of hearing loss as they find themselves repeating things to you or calling out louder to get your 'attention'.
5 Telltale Signs of Hearing Loss

There's ringing in my ear every time I catch cold, slowly I am becoming deaf, ringing in ears goes after cold goes but listening ability is further reduced. Is there any permanent cure for this? Will I be able to get back to normal hearing? PS: I had sinuses when I was Kid.

MBBS, MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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There's ringing in my ear every time I catch cold, slowly I am becoming deaf, ringing in ears goes after cold goes bu...
Recurrent cold associated with ringing and hearing loss suggests that there is fluid collection behind eardrum or there is damage to eardrum or tiny delicate bony chain behind it please visit an ent surgeon get full assessment with audiogram and impedance test to judge extent and severity of damage to find how much can be recovered.

I usually listen loud music in my earphones during gym. One evening while at home I suddenly heard a constant buzzing/beeping noise in my right ear and do not hear clearly as before. It also feels as if air is trapped inside. Its been two weeks and it still have not passed. Can you please advise. Thanks.

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General Physician
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It could be due to tympanic membrane rupture following exposure to loud noise. Get your ear checked by ent specialist and follow the advice and treatment.

My mother feel Vibrating sounds in her Ears. And she can't listen properly. Is there any medicine or we have to buy a machine for listening properly.

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist
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Hi, the vibrating is called one type of tinnitus. It is one of the symptom of hearing nerve weakness. See an audiologist to know her nerve condition through audiometry test and they can suggest you solution.

Hello Doc. Good to hear from you, I have one more question. That itchy area which I told earlier where I feel like scratching as hell, has started turning dark. I'm bit worried as is it the general problem or something more. As per your advice i'll start using aloevera. Can you suggest me some medicine-soap so I can get off through it.

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Hello Doc. Good to hear from you, I have one more question. That itchy area which I told earlier where I feel like sc...
Hellóo. Do not use any medicinal soap.. Use mild soap or you can use milk or curd to wash that part.. Use coconut oil twice a day on that part..... For more advice consult me....

I have a hearing loss and already using hearing aid, the sound is good but not so clear, its like always high pitch and I feel that there is something blocking my eardrum, and every time I sway my head from left to right I hear a sound specially when i'm eating. Is there any medicine or anti biotic for me?

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Audiologist
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You do not need any medicine for this, its just either the hearing aid programming not done properly or hearing aid fitting problem. Get it checked.

All About Hearing Loss

MBBS, MS - ENT, DNB
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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Hearing loss is a common sensory problem that generally develops with increasing age or due to prolonged or persistent exposure to loud noises. It is one of the most typical problems that occurs throughout the world. If you are suffering from partial hearing loss, you may find ways of keeping in touch with your family and friends. If you are not suffering from such the following may help you keep your hearing intact for years to come.

Types of hearing loss
There are two main types of hearing loss:
1. Conductive hearing loss where the problem lies in the middle ear, eardrum or ossicles. A conductive hearing loss affects the passage of sound between the eardrum and the inner ear. Sound passes down the ear canal to the ear drum and through the middle ear, where the sound is transmitted across the middle ear by the three bones called the ossicles to the inner ear.

Causes of conductive hearing loss:
1. Malformation of outer ear, ear canal, or middle ear structures
2. Fluid in the middle ear from colds
3. Ear infection (otitis media - an infection of the middle ear in which an accumulation of fluid may interfere with the movement of the eardrum and ossicles
4. Allergies
5. Poor eustachian tube function
6. Perforated eardrum
7. Benign tumors
8. Impacted earwax
9. Infection in the ear canal
10. Foreign body in the ear
11. Otosclerosis

2. Sensorineural hearing loss where there is damage in the inner ear, cochlea or hearing nerve. Sensorineural hearing loss (snhl) occurs when there is damage to the inner ear (cochlea), or to the nerve pathways from the inner ear to the brain. Most of the time, snhl cannot be medically or surgically corrected. This is the most common type of permanent hearing loss.

Causes of sensorineural hearing loss:
1. Exposure to loud noise
2. Head trauma
3. Virus or disease
4. Autoimmune inner ear disease
5. Hearing loss that runs in the family
6. Aging (presbycusis)
7. Malformation of the inner ear
8. Meniere's disease
9. Otosclerosis
10. Tumors

Coping with hearing loss
Antibiotics and eardrops are often prescribed to treat hearing loss and its symptoms. In many cases, people suffering from severe hearing loss use hearing aids. Hearing aids are tiny instruments that people use in their ears to make sounds louder. People who suffer from hearing loss cope with their problems through increased concentration and focus. The usual way involves reading the moving lips of the person while they talk. Prevention is better than cure and is the best solution to avoid long term hearing loss. Avoiding continuous loud noises, to the possible extent helps prevent hearing loss to a great extent.
All About Hearing Loss

MD - Medicine
Endocrinologist
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Wear layers of clothes to protect you from cold breezes. Wear headgears also while going out.

Hi I am 21 years old female. I have a hearing problem with my left ear. When I am hearing music with my headsets , I found that no music is playing in left ear. But I can hear with my right ear. Whats the problem I do not know. And moreover after talking in mobile phone I am getting pain in my right ear also. I am worrying alot. Plz help me and suggest me some tips to improve my hearing and tell me what my actual problem is?

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist
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Hi I am 21 years old female. I have a hearing problem with my left ear. When I am hearing music with my headsets , I ...
Decreased hearing on one side or both sides: proper microscopic examination of ear is required. Also edscopic exam of ear may add some findings. Tunning fork test, pure tone audiometry, impedence audiometry etc will help to come to diagnosis. Deafness can be due to edema, wax or fixation of ear bones of hearing or subluxation of it, may be due to hole in drum or may be due to nerve deafness. You may require surgery.

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?

M.D in Acupunture
Audiologist
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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

Due to rainy season and cold atmosphere my ear feel like got blocked. But I can hear well, still it feels quite strange, so provide solution for making ear free.

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Ayurveda
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Due to rainy season and cold atmosphere my ear feel like got blocked. But I can hear well, still it feels quite stran...
Try the following remedy it will surely help you 1. Add 4 garlic cloves in 1 glass water 2. Heat water for 10 min to soften the cloves 3. Crush the cloves to make 1 tsp garlic paste 4. Add a pinch of salt 5. Mix well 6. Wrap the paste in a thin piece of cloth 7. Place the cloth on the infected ear Causes: • Eustachian tube inside the ear drains out the body fluids that are produce in the middle ear. Any blockage in this tube causes the fluids to collect, leading to an infection. The blockage may occur due to: o Allergies o Cold o Sinus o Smoke it will surely help you.

I am having dull hearing. If I undertake ear operation for eardrum holes clear or infection cleaning and in case of operation failure. Can I use hear with hearing aid?

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist
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I am having dull hearing. If I undertake ear operation for eardrum holes clear or infection cleaning and in case of o...
Dear lybrate user, first of all know whats the exact status, then the management will be much easier and fruitful by default. Go for puretone audiometry test. If you have a mixed kind of hearing loss then even after surgery you have to use hearing aids, if the result shows conductive type loss then no doubt you will be fine after surgery.

I am 19 year old I am suffering from hearing loss problem I need home based solution of it what should I do.

Masters in Audiology and Speech language pathology (MASLP), Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist
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I am 19 year old I am suffering from hearing loss problem I need home based solution of it what should I do.
If hearing loss is sensorineural, then there is no remedy. We can only reduce its affects on quality of life.

Hi I am 50. Two months back I was diagnosed with acoustic neuromma and I underwent cyber knife treatment. I feel complete deafness in the affected area and headache also usually at night. Is this any side effect psot treatment? how long will it take to recover?

MBBS
General Physician
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deafness may b symptom of disease...0r also post surgery complication. send ur detailed discharge summary=by asking privately...than i can guide u further. start taking antioxidants..//fresh fruits//gren vegetables.
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