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Cysts Removal Procedure
Treatment of Tonsils (Tonsillitis)
Hearing Aid Fitting
Treatment of Throat and Voice Problems
Earlobe Repair Procedure
Treatment of Sleep Disturbance
Nose Reshaping Procedure
Hearing Testing Techniques
Nasal And Sinus Allergy Care
Cochlear Implant Procedure
Ear Micro Surgery
Treatment Of Hearing Deficiency
Facial Cosmetic Surgery
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My father 50years, is facing the hearing issues. We have to speak multiple times or loudly at tyms when calling from a distance. As per the doctors here, ear machines is the only cure. I wanted to know if there is any alternative? Time no bar. We can spend time in yoga, physio but not looking up for hearing aid.
Next time you are tempted to poke inside your ear with a cotton bud, bear in mind that, each year, 7,000 people attend hospital with injuries caused by these.
According to recent research, 36 per cent of adults use cotton buds to clean their ears, and most of them know that it is potentially dangerous. While getting one stuck inside the ear - the most common problem - is rarely serious, regular use can lead to skin irritation, infection and permanent hearing loss.
In most circumstances, wax is actually beneficial to the ear, it causes foreign bodies to adhere to it, preventing them from going further into the ear, and it has anti-bacterial properties. Removing it makes the delicate underlying skin of the ear more susceptible to infection.
Wax consists of a mixture of exfoliated skin and secretions and is produced in the outer third of the ear canal. Some people produce large amounts, which can affect hearing, especially if the wax becomes waterlogged and expands - after swimming, for example. Excessive ear wax is best treated by having the ears syringed with warm water under medical supervision.
Removing wax with a bud can leave the skin of the ear feeling irritated.This leads people to twiddle about even more with ear buds, so they get into a vicious cycle.