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Dr. Mrs. Latha Karthikeyan

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Dr. Mrs. Latha Karthikeyan is one of the best Audiologists in Anna Nagar, Chennai. He is currently associated with Karthikeyan ENT Clinic in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mrs. Latha Karthikeyan on Lybrate.com.

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My right ear half gone as per audiometry test, now managing by left ear. Some docs say to continue like this so long it is manageable, some suggest to be on trial by hearing aid. My question will the left ear be damaged while other one takes the load?

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Both the ears are equally contribute at the level of brain in normal people. In yo case left ear is doing his own with little extra effort for right. So it vl gradually deteriorate in future may b with a balance problem. God has given two ears for the holy purpose, if one is damaged supplement it. Go for the latest hearing test and use digital programmable hearing aids.
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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?

DHLS
Audiologist, Ghaziabad
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.
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I am working in bpo have rotational shift and my eyes are red from last couple of months and facing some hearing problem. I also have pain near my toe. Please suggest what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am working in bpo have rotational shift and my eyes are red from last couple of months and facing some hearing prob...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and take Tablet folvite 5mg once a day for six months and tablet vitamin D3 60000iu once a week for six months to increase your immunity and check your eye sight for refractive error
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My father is 65 years old he is having a skull base infection due to which he has suffered hearing loss. He has also lost his balance of walking. He cannot hear anything after putting hearing aid. He hears some buzzing sound. Need your expert advice.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
My father is 65 years old he is having a skull base infection due to which he has suffered hearing loss. He has also ...
Neurosensual hearing loss after a stage can not benifit by hearing aids. Better consult a audilogist and neurologist.
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I can't hear loud sounds in theater and I'm afraid on it and when in the movie if the loud sounds Are heard my heart beat was increasing and somewhat pain in lungs after the urine passage it will be normal it will be normal.

D.H.L.S, B.A.S.L.P, M.A, B.Ed .SE . ( H.I )
Speech Therapist, Delhi
I can't hear loud sounds in theater and I'm afraid on it and when in the movie if the loud sounds Are heard my heart ...
Advice :- properly speech and language assessment by qualified speech therapist aa, uu,oo, ee sound prolongation exercise small and long sentence related words regular exercise attention parogarme properly Recommend regularly speech therapy.
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7 Tips to Safeguard Your Hearing

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
7 Tips to Safeguard Your Hearing

Your hearing is one of the most important function your body carries out and sometimes you realize that you are losing your sense of hearing, when it is too late to get it back. There are two main reasons for this. One of the reason is age and the other is when the inner ear's hair cells break down and do not pick up sound well.

Here are 7 ways to safeguard your hearing:

  1. Try to avoid loud places: It is not advisable to go to places where you have to shout to be heard, such as in a street, a concert or a construction site.
  2. Buy low noise rating equipment: The equipments in your house will make sound that you hear the most. Try to avoid these equipments by buying appliances with a low noise rating.
  3. Wear hearing protection at loud places: However, it is true that it is not always possible to avoid loud noises. This is when you need to get hearing protection. Earplugs and earmuffs are two of the best ways to make sure that even when you are in a loud place, your hearing does not get affected. Earplugs and earmuffs generally reduce sound by 15 to 30 decibels, which may be crucial to make sure that later in your life, you do not lose your hearing.
  4. Avoid smoke: Smoking raises your chance of hearing loss. Second hand smoke does the same thing. Therefore, try to avoid, both smoking and secondhand smoking. 
  5. Remove earwax properly: Earwax cannot be removed properly using a cotton swab. Instead, you should use an irrigation kit. Remember this as otherwise; the earwax could muffle your hearing.
  6. Avoid medications which reduce hearing: Certain medications increase hearing loss. Therefore, double check with your doctor to make sure your medicines will not make you lose your hearing.
  7. Get your hearing tested: Finally, get your hearing tested as identifying the problem early on can help stop worsen the situation.

Related Tip: "What Causes Hearing Loss? + How to Ensure You Can Help It as You Age"

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I have listing problem started when I children. Now I am 17 years old. What can I do?

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Ignorance to hearing loss z nt good. Most of the time sensorineural hearing loss are irreversible. So go for hearing test./. And share the reports with me as soon as possible puretone audiometry impedance audiometry n most important do not ignore.
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Sitr, I can not hear perfectly in class room from about 5 ft distance. So how can I recover from it.

MASLP, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P), DHLS
Audiologist, Pune
Hello get your audiometry testing done from audiologist then we can discuss on further treatment options. Let me know if it helps. Thanks.
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Hearing - Ayurvedic Tips To Improve It!

DNHE, MD - Alternate Medicine, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Rajkot
Hearing - Ayurvedic Tips To Improve It!

Proper and sound hearing is essential for a healthy living. If you are suffering from lack or loss of hearing, chances are that you are missing out on life itself. Therefore, it is imperative that you undergo treatments in case you are suffering from any kind of hearing ailment.

There are various reasons that contribute to loss of hearing. Some of the common causes are:

  1. Age
  2. Increasing noise
  3. Genetically inherited

Over the years various surgical and non-surgical methods have surfaced that can help repair loss of hearing and damage. Among the other branches of medicines, Ayurveda is the most old and ancient method. It uses natural herbs in order to correct and treat hearing loss. This has proved to be extremely beneficial and potent and it cures hearing ailments with the help of a number of natural methods. Some of them are:

  1. Lukewarm mustard oil or sesame oil: If you are suffering from ache in ears or loss in hearing, try putting few drops of warm mustard oil and sesame oil in your ear and hold it with index fingers. At the same time store air in your mouth and let your cheeks contract and bulge for a minute or so. This ayurvedic tip considerably improves hearing and reduces ear pain.
  2. Radish juice and sesame oil: If you are suffering from sores and hearing problems, a mixture of the two can be beneficial. In this method, a small quantity of Radish juice should be boiled with a small quantity of sesame oil, till the juice absorbs the oil. This mixture should be administered twice a day in order to experience the results.
  3. Applewood oil: A variety of ingredients are required in order to create the resultant oil. Initially cow's urine should be boiled and the applewood powder must be added to it. This mixture should then be filtered and further added with sesame and goat's milk. This concoction is then boiled and the resultant oil should be stored and applied with cotton daily. This improves hearing a great deal.
  4. Mixture of neem and turmeric: In this method turmeric and neem leaves are boiled together. The steam should be taken as well as the water must be applied on the ears and surrounding areas. This has proved to be an extremely effective remedy in treating pus in the ears and consequent hearing loss.
  5. Mixture of radish juice, turmeric, sesame oil and ajwain seeds: All these ingredients must be taken in selective quantities and boiled to get the resultant oil. This oil must be stored and used to treat loss of hearing and other ear diseases. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.
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When I read something like newspaper, books and listen that has been taught in class, I can not retrieve thirty percent of that I read or listen in the class. At the time of travelling in the bus and train. I see many thing around but I can not recall them after the time.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
When I read something like newspaper, books and listen that has been taught in class, I can not retrieve thirty perce...
Hello, relax! * is, such copmlaint persistant from your child-hood? * what, strange happend in your life before this complaint, started. * take, plenty of water. * go for meditation to strenghten your brain to restore your memory. * take apples, carrots, milk, fish, cheese, almonds, walnuts, regularly. Homoeo-care** @ anacard 30- 4 drops, thrice a day @ kali phos 6x- 4 tabs, thrice a day report your progress, fortnightly. Take, care.
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Sir my hearing level is 17db in left ear and 18db in right ear and I am using digital hearing aid and it gives me very good feedback in collage and conversation with people sir I wants yo know the use of hearing aid can cause any damage or sideeffact on me or not.

MD Pediatrics
Pediatrician, Faridabad
Sir my hearing level is 17db in left ear and 18db in right ear and I am using digital hearing aid and it gives me ver...
Hearing aid are meant to help you with your hearing when your natural hearing is impaired due to any reason. It is safe to use hearing aid nad do not any side effects.
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MPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
With the use of common cooling agents like commercial cold packs, ice bath, ice cubes, crushed ice compresses, and cold cloths, cold therapy is carried out.
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Sir ; good morning here I want to ask a question that my daughter is 98% deaf and dum so I want to know whether we have. Treatment for that so that she can hear and talk.

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist, Noida
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user, first of all I would like to know the age of your daughter. If she is below 1-2 years old, then definitely she can listen and speak. You need to go for a complete battery of audiological test and after that a cochlear implant can be done. After the implant a auditory verbal therapy is required, and your daughter can start listening sounds n ultimately start speaking also.
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Is audiometric test is mandatory to get hearing aid. My left ear get blocked at times, my gp has prescribed wax cleaning liquid it was ok for a few weeks again the same problem. While cleaning my ears with cotton buds I have observed that my left ear has more wax content than the right one. My hearing from left ear is little feeble, especially while I am talking or receiving call on my cell phone. Please advise. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Yes. Audiometry is compulsary. It will tell you exactly that you are having hearing loss or not. Consult ent specialist //for cleaning-wax removal. Your symptoms can also be due to nasal congestion.
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Common Myths About Hearing Loss

MBBS, MS - ENT, DNB
ENT Specialist, Gurgaon
Common Myths About Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is experienced by millions of people these days. 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.

There are quite a few myths that people have come to believe about hearing loss over the years. Since it is such a common phenomenon, here we take a look at the common myths surrounding hearing loss.

Myth no. 1: Hearing loss is exclusive to elderly.

Fact: As said before, hearing loss can be an outcome of various causes. Nearly half of the people suffering from the same are below the age of 55 years. No matter what your age is, you must always get your ears checked, especially if you are feeling that are you missing things.

Myth no. 2: Diagnosing hearing loss is easy.

Fact: Most people do not come to know about the condition until it gets worse. Also, your physician never really checks for hearing loss symptoms in a general check-up unless you ask for it specifically.

So, always get a check-up done, like you do for other probable diseases.

Myth no. 3: There's no effective solution for hearing loss.

Fact: Like there have been advancements in the medical field for everything else, there are aids available these days that improve your hearing and have finer adjustments for noise adaptation. Also, there are certain other procedures and surgeries that have proved to improve the condition in many.

So, seek help as soon as possible.

Myth no. 4: The sounds aren't loud enough; my ears are healthy and fine.

Fact: If there is a problem you're experiencing with hearing, you have got to accept that and get it treated. Avoiding a certain condition will only get things worse for you.

Also, hearing aids are no more a stigma. Ear aid devices have designs similar to earphones these days, which are comfortable enough to wear. Ignoring a medical condition or inability to accept the same would only do more harm instead of making things fine.

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What are the eating precautions and mobile phone precautions when we are using hearing aid for hearing loss nerve weakness please tell.

Master of Surgery, Post Graduate Diploma in ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Thane
What are the eating precautions and mobile phone precautions when we are using hearing aid for hearing loss nerve wea...
No eating precautions. Ea Healthy food. Don't use mobile for longer duration. Give break in between for half hour, if you need to talk for more than 20-30 minutes.
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I am 25 year old boy my hear problem and lost my hare I am so sad please any suggestions myproblem.

MBBS
General Physician,
nothing to feeling dad about it it might be due to CSOM earlier you might have suffered in childhood. Zdischarge of fluid by the ear there may be perforation of tympanic membrane. or else you can be having some bony defect in middle ear.you consult a ENT specialist. followed by hearing therapy center. it will be alright.
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