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Dr. Ashwini Rao

Audiologist, Mumbai

400 at clinic
Dr. Ashwini Rao Audiologist, Mumbai
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Dr. Ashwini Rao is a renowned Audiologist in Malad West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Ashwini Rao personally at Dr Makarand V Damle ENT Clinic in Malad West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ashwini Rao on Lybrate.com.

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Perforated ear. Had ear drum operation. But not successful. Hearing reduced to moderate. Now doctor says sinus is the reason for operation failure. Tired of operation and pain. One hospital says have sinus operation directly accompanied with ear on the same sitting. What should I do what r the success rate of these operation as hospital says ear drum operation never fails.

DNB (ENT), Diploma - Diploma - DLO - Rhino-Laryngology, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Perforated ear.
Had ear drum operation.
But not successful. Hearing reduced to moderate. Now doctor says sinus is the...
Please do not get them done in the same sitting. Get the sinus problem corrected first and once that improves get your ear operated.
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My age is 19 and my hear is loss daily 10 or 12 my hear is very low what can I do for strong hear and grow the hear.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
In general, you lose about 50-100 strands of hair each day, but the loss is not visible as new hair grow in their place. However, if you lose more than a 100 strands in a day and more than 200 strands on the day you shampoo, you may be suffering from what is known as excessive hair fall. Certain factors or reasons may cause you to lose hair at an alarming rate, which are, 1. Thyroid problems Your thyroid is responsible for your body’s overall functioning. The hormones (primarily T4 and T3), which it produces help in regulating metabolic activities. Problems with your thyroid gland can cause your hormone levels to rise or fall to unhealthy levels, which can result in hair fall. You can improve the functioning of your thyroid gland through a diet rich in calcium, iodine, magnesium, protein and Vitamins A, B and C. 2. Scalp infections-Infections of the scalp can also be one of the factors that may cause your hair to fall at an alarming rate. Of the different scalp infections, the ringworm scalp infection is the most common. Although this fungal infection can occur in any part of your body, when it develops on your scalp, you end up losing clumps of hair. Alongside the use of anti-fungal medications, even anti-fungal shampoos and creams can provide you with respite from the problem. 3. Poor diet, Gorging on unhealthy foods or going on a crash diet can result in the lack of essential nutrients in your body, which are required to maintain healthy hair. Furthermore, since hair is made of protein, having a balanced diet consisting of proteins and vitamin- rich foods is a must. 4. Stress gives rise to certain conditions such as alopecia areata, telogen effluvium (hair loss caused post-pregnancy or surgery) and trichotillomania (an impulsive need to pull your hair out), which can cause you to lose significant amount of hair. To avert a hair loss crisis caused by stress, make it a point to do some simple stress-reducing exercises, such as meditation or breathing exercises. 5. Using hair styling products like hair colours and straighteners can cause you to experience hair fall problems. Your hair not only becomes dull and dry due to their use, but also becomes weak and brittle, leading to a gradual loss of hair. Regular oiling and use of homemade hair masks are some of the ways you can try to counter the negative effects of these hair styling products. 6. The drugs that are used in the treatment of cancer not only destroy the fast-growing cancer cells, but also the healthy blood cells in your body. For this reason, consuming foods that possess cancer-fighting properties (like oatmeal, tomato, almonds, garlic etc) is a sure-shot way of fighting the disease as well as averting any side-effects that may arise because of the treatment. 7. Alopecia areata. Lastly, hair fall can also be caused by alopecia areata, which is a kind of hair loss that takes place when your body’s immune system erroneously attacks your hair follicles, and prevents growth of new hair. 8. Genetics. The origin of your severe hair fall or baldness can be traced back to your ancestors. So, your genes can be a factor behind your hair fall problem. If this is the cause, your body then becomes unable to produce new hair. Apart from the changes that you can make in your lifestyle to address the causes of your hair fall, there are also techniques out there that you can employ to permanently treat your problem, such as platelet rich plasma, mesotherapy, stem cell therapy, ozone activated platelet rich plasma & hair transplant. 4 Common Combing Mistakes That Lead To Excessive Hairloss You will be surprised to know that about 35 million men and 21 million women suffer from excessive hairfall in India. Excessive hair fall can be the result of certain illnesses, hormonal changes, over-use of hair products that contain chemicals or a poor diet. What you may not have considered is that you can also lose a lot of hair by combing it the wrong way. Check if you’re making these common combing mistakes. 1. Are you combing your hair from the roots down? If you’re combing your hair you should always start from the middle while working it downwards. Move the comb upwards (near the roots) only when there are no more tangles remaining in the bottom half. If you start combing from your roots, you may have to fight more tangles on the way to the bottom. This induces strain on your scalp, and increases hair breakage. The end result is weak hair and roots, and more hair fall. 2. Are you combing post the application of a hair product? A comb should never be used just after the application of a hair paste, serum or cream for treatment or styling. You must use only your fingers to comb through your hair once you've applied a styling product. If you use a comb post-application of a styling product, it not only loses its effect, but may also harm your hair and its texture. Consequently, it may lead to increased breakage and hair loss over time. 3. Are you detangling your hair after shampooing or washing? Hair is known to be at its weakest when wet, which can also make it prone to tangling. Combing and excessive pulling of tangled, wet hair increases your chances of hair breakage and eventual hair loss. To avert water-induced frowns, you can try giving a comb-through before wetting your hair in the shower. Alternatively, you can also try combing your hair during a shower. Apply the conditioner first; next, untangle the strands by using only your fingers, and then use a wide-toothed comb just before washing. 4. Are you regularly back-combing your hair? Sometimes people back-comb their hair from the roots working towards the ends. This hair teasing technique adds volume and texture to your hair. Although it’s a great trick, its regular use may damage your hair cuticles, which as a result, may also ruin your hair’s quality, lead to frizzy hair and increase breakage and hair loss. To get the element of volume without the damage, you can try light hair sprays, which help you in getting a similar look. Hair loss is extremely common, affecting about 50 million men and 30 million women Hair-loss prevention depends on the underlying cause. Good hair hygiene with regular shampooing Is a basic step but is probably of little benefit. Good nutrition, especially adequate levels of iron and vitamin B, is helpful. Treatment of underlying medical conditions like thyroid disease, anemia, and hormonal imbalances may useful in prevention. A good daily multivitamin containing zinc, vitamin B, folate iron, and calcium is a reasonable choice, CHECK your blood CBC, TSH, Serum ferritin and send reports to me. As hypothyroidism and anemia can also cause hair fall.
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He is suffering from Otosclerosis since last few year. And got big hearing loss. He do not want any surgery. Is it any ayurvedic/homeopathy/medicinal treatment can be done. Please reply.

MASLP, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P), DHLS
Audiologist, Pune
Dear lybrate-user surgery and hearing aid use are the only two ways to overcome hearing issue. Let me know if it helps. Thanks.
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Sir today I met a boy who is not fully able to listen and hearing, sometime he say mummy papa but he can't able to talk with anyone even he is not able to listen also. Is this permanent? Suggest me a good doctor.

MBBS, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Bangalore
Sir today I met a boy who is not fully able to listen and hearing, sometime he say mummy papa but he can't able to ta...
lybrate-user, that child , has severe hearing loss in both ears and could do very well with Cochlear Implants. However, this is an expensive procedure (about 12-15 lakhs) and even after the surgery, he will require at least 2 years of intensive speech therapy and special schooling before he is able to join a mainstream school.
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I am unable to hear properly with my ears. Listening music with high volume for long time. What is the actual cause of hearing problem doctor. Please suggest me guidelines.

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
I am unable to hear properly with my ears. Listening music with high volume for long time. What is the actual cause o...
Too much exposure to loud music can damage your hearing abilities if you are facing any problems please consult an ent specialist and get clinically checked and treated for it but stay away from loud music.
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I have been diagnosed for meniers disease from doctor in Silchar & same has been confirmed by CMC Vellore. I was having symptoms of giddiness, hearing loss & tinnitus in the left ear. After treatments from CMC Vellore (Medicine taken Ditide, 90 tab, one daily; vertistar-16, 60 tab, 2 daily; stemetil-5, 5 mg, as & when required) giddiness has been cured but tinnitus & hearing loss still persists what to do now?

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist, Delhi
Hi lybrate-user, you r recovered from dizziness problem, good. But tinnitus and hearing problem are still there, ok. Listen, you r suffering from tinnitus in left ear, and meniere's disease is still there, so you must reduce sodium intake in your diet and try to avoid noisy places as possible by u, because the main reason behind tinnitus is noise exposure. And divert your attention from tinnitus sound as far as possible. Stay stress free all the day, also anxiety can increase tinnitus problem. Ok. Try to avoid caffeinated products, cola etc. Usually there is no remedy for tinnitus, but the above precautions can prevent you from more irritating perception of tinnitus sounds. And hearing loss is due to meniere's disease and lower frequencies are mostly affected, so get your ear checked and continue the above explained precautions for better result.
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My left year is blocked with dirt and I can hear lesser than what I can hear from my right year because of that blockage. If I try to clean it with ear bud then the pain is excruciating.

Certificate in Basic Course on Diabetes Management, CCEBDM Certificate in Diabetes, MBBS
General Physician, Pune
My left year is blocked with dirt and I can hear lesser than what I can hear from my right year because of that block...
Looks like wax in your ear which has hardened. If there is no history of watery discharge in the past from that ear. Wax dissolving ear drops are available and can be used for some time. If pain persists and blockage increase see an ent specialist for proper examination and further treatment like removal or syringing etc.
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My mother has difficulty in hearing. I want to buy her an hearing aid. But she also has a heart condition and has an implanted device in heart. Is it safe to go for hearing aid?

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Mohali
Hi Hearing aid technology has advanced leaps and bounds. With an already implanted heart device she will have no adverse effect with an additional hearing aid. You can be rest assured. If you have the latest audio gram you can send me a copy of that so that I can give you the exact detail about what kind of hearing aid will be suitable for your mother. Hope this answers your query.
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I can' t hear properly I think I have a problem in my ears, could you suggest me what should I do ?

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Do u have any pus coming out of ear or pain? from how many days u r having this problem? elaborate your history.
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I am suffering from sensorial hearing loss i. E I hav 40% hearing loss. Can you suggest any foods to improve my hearing a little bit. Or to avoid further loss.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from sensorial hearing loss i. E I hav 40% hearing loss. Can you suggest any foods to improve my heari...
If you have sensori neural hearingexercise loss get regular audiometry tests done once a year. Just do breathing exercises.
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I'm 27 year old male. I hear some voice in my ear since many years and one ear getting hear loss what is should do?

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Get a latest audiometry (hearing test) done and send me report only after that some suggestion can be given.
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I have hearing loss in right ear since the last few years ago. Pls do suggest me for better treatment.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Hello, Is history of any trauma is any discharge from Rt ear/ pain present This problem may be due to problem in external/ internal ear you need thorough examination along with audio gram so kindly consult ENT doctor
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I have a problem in hearing. A sound of motor keeps ringing in my ears.

Master of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist,
Hi Thank you for the question. You have hearing loss which could be of 3 types such as conductive hearing loss (middle ear problem), sesorineural hearing loss (inner ear problem) and mixed hearing loss (middle and inner ear problem). There are various reason which will lead to ringing sensation in the ear which is known as ?Tinnitus. Most of the time ringing sensation will go off with the medication. In your case if you have sensorineural hearing loss, with the use of digital hearing aid it will help you in hearing better and gradually the ringing sound will reduced. You have to undergo audiological test. Regards Surender Gupta Audiologist and Speech Language Pathologist
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Sir my problem is hear problem I am lost my hear only 22year old so sir solutions me in my hear.

Ph. D , MASLP, BASLP
Audiologist, Delhi
Before we suggest anything we need to know the cause of your hearing loss, degree and type of hearing loss. All these decide treatment program.
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What is gastritis? I can hear some noise from my after food. Why this is so? Please explain?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
What is gastritis? I can hear some noise from my after food. Why this is so? Please explain?
Gastritis is inflammation of the lining of the stomach..Gastritis can be caused by irritation due to excessive alcohol use, chronic vomiting, stress, or the use of certain medications such as aspirin or other anti-inflammatory drugs.Symptoms of gastritis vary among individuals, and in many people there are no symptoms. However, the most common symptoms include: Nausea or recurrent upset stomach Abdominal bloating Abdominal pain Vomiting Indigestion Burning or gnawing feeling in the stomach between meals or at night Hiccups Loss of appetite Vomiting blood or coffee ground-like material Black, tarry stools rh sound you asked is the movement of the intestines called borborygmi and is normal
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Sir, I can not listen properly my hearing power is very low I cannot listen from short distance please help me tell me some clue so that I can resolve this.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
YOu may have impacted wax in the ear or have hearing loss. You have to check your ears and if needed do a audiogram and treat
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My female 9year old daughter has hearing problems. Doctor analysed said better to go for hearing machine, else problem may increase. Regards this I have two question 1. Is there any alternative like medicine or surgery avoid wearing machine 2. Is it true that problem increases if machine usage delayed?

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist, Patiala
Go for hearing aids as soon as possible. Yes tht true that if you dont wear hearing aid your hearing loss increases.
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I am suffering hearing loss last two month. Visited one e. N. T. Spacallesthe said your hear narve has been dried. It, s not came back again, is it true ?

M.D in Acupunture
Audiologist, Mumbai
Good morning, acupuncture has the potential to regenerate the tissues damaged by the time frame it can bring back life in your nerves which now r dried-up. Acupuncture taken on time gives faster results.
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Dear DR, My wife (age: 24) is suffering by hearing loss of her left ear. I am from kolkata. I have visited lots of clinic here but all of them used to tell me that there have no chance for recovering. They told me nerve is totally damaged. So please tell me if there is any chance for me. Symptoms: 1. Hearing loss of left ear 2. Huge pain suddenly (lots of pills already taken) 3.Senseless due to pain.Please tell.

Masters in Audiology And Speech Language Pthology, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
Dear DR,
My wife (age: 24) is suffering by hearing loss of her left ear. I am from kolkata. I have visited lots of cl...
Hi Mr. Lybrate-user, as per the details provided I presume that your wife must be diagnosed to have sensory neural hearing loss. Regard the pain you need to rule out if there are any other ear conditions with a good ent but regard the hearing loss like you are already aware from other professionals that it cannot be reversed which is very true, if it really bothering your wife in terms of hearing you need to go for a hearing aid on the affected side.
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I get headaches if I sit in ac room/car. I also feel my ears get blocked and I suffer from hearing loss. This lasts for 1-2 days. Usually yawning suddenly opens up my ears and going to sleep makes me feel blocked again. What can I do to prevent my hearing if I cannot avoid ac. Is there any medicine/treatment?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
You are probably suffering from sinusitis which gets aggravated by cold. Please do consult for proper advanced management. Dr surbhi agrawal consultant physician and diabetologist
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