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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Santosh is one of the best Audiologists in Hadapsar, Pune. He is currently associated with NEW-LIFE HEARING CARE CENTRE in Hadapsar, Pune. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Santosh on Lybrate.com.

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Hello, I wanna to know how to improve my listening problem. And how to improve my weight.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hello, I wanna to know how to improve my listening problem. And how to improve my weight.
For listening problem you need to check audiometry and decide and high calorie diet will increase weight but make sure you are not being obese
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How much effect can Otitis Media with effusion can have on hearing? I can not hear high frequency sounds properly.

Masters in Speech Pathology and Audiology
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
Otitis media can give mild to moderate hearing loss. But if not treated seriously it can lead to permanent hearing loss.
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Sir maire kaan ka parda fata hua h or 1 saal pehle mujhe pta chala pr mujhe operation nhi karwana h pls mujhe bataeye ki agar m operation nhi karau to koi problem to nhi hogi na.

BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Sir maire kaan ka parda fata hua h or 1 saal pehle mujhe pta chala pr mujhe operation nhi karwana h pls mujhe bataeye...
Hello lybrate-user! Its depend upon your symptoms that kya problem ho rahi h is wajese and kitni zyada problem hein! Try homeopathy! It will cure your problem! Tc.
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I am Diabetic. Pp 220-230. Left ear frequently blocked due to discharge of watery substance. Itching. Sometimes blood comes out. Hearing disturbed. Use of ear drop no help. Blocks the passage causing hearing problem. Please suggest remedy.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
You must be having ear drum perforation and infection in the ear. Start tab. Advent 625 mg three times a day and tab. Rantac 150 mg twice a day (empty stomach) and oflobe-d ear drops 3-3-3 for 1 week. Get an audiometry (hearing test) done. U may require surgery.
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I can listen very slowly so I can not understand some words clearly So what I can do ?

M.Sc- Audiology & Speech Therapy
Audiologist, Hyderabad
First and foremost you need to get tested your hearing sensitivity by consulting audiologist near by. According to audiometry finding we can diagnose whether it is curable or permanent loss. Treatment follows accordingly.
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Your Headphones Can Turn You Deaf!!

MS - ENT, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Your Headphones Can Turn You Deaf!!

Did you know your earphones are making you deaf? Here's how.

Fact: Roughly 1.1 billion people worldwide within the age group of 12-35 have been found to be at an increased risk of developing hearing problems.

Listening to loud music on handheld devices using earphones has become a common trend among youngsters these days. You might find it very relaxing to plug in your earphones and escape into your own world of music, but you need to know that this can cause serious damage to your ears. The worst part: you won't realise your ears are being damaged until it's too late.

So, exactly how is loud music damaging your ears?

Continuous exposure to loud music from earphones or other sources results in a medical condition known as Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL), which can be associated with irreversible damage to the ears resulting in deafness.

When you hear loud music for a considerable amount of time every day it affects your hair cells (nerve cells responsible for sending sound signals to the brain) negatively, so that their ability to respond to sound decreases. If this keeps on happening for many months, eventually the hair cells are damaged beyond repair. These cells cannot be regenerated, making you permanently deaf.

How loud is too loud?

If your ears are exposed to sounds at 95, 100, 105, 110 and 115 dB (decibel, the unit used for measuring sound) for 4 hours, 2 hours, 1 hour, 30 minutes and 15 minutes each day respectively, your ears are at risk of getting severely damaged. Also, playing music at 120 dB or above can damage your ears instantly. You can have a realistic idea about the relation between decibels and sounds you commonly hear by referring to this list:

  1. 30 dB: soft whisper
  2. 75 dB: busy traffic
  3. 90 dB: noise of a motorcycle at 25 feet
  4. 100 dB: noise of a farm tractor
  5. 140 dB: jet plane taking off

Moreover, if you experience the following symptoms regularly, there's a high chance that you need to get your ears treated soon:

  1. A ringing sound in your ears when you are at a quiet place, which vanishes after a few minutes
  2. You need to raise the volume of TV or music to the fullest to hear it properly
  3. You have difficulty in hearing people talking at a distance of just 3 feet

Tips For Safer Listening

  1. Use earplugs: The louder the noise and the longer you're exposed to it, the greater the chance of damaging your hearing. Protect your ears with ear protectors – earplugs or earmuffs – and get away from the noise as quickly or as often as you can. 
  2. Turn down the music: Don't listen to your personal music player at very high volumes and never to drown out background noise. If the music is uncomfortable for you to listen to, or you can’t hear external sounds when you’ve got your headphones on, then it's too loud. It's also too loud if the person next to you can hear the music from your headphones.
  3. Use the 60:60 rule: To enjoy music from your MP3 player safely, listen to your music at 60% of the maximum volume for no more than 60 minutes a day. 
  4. Wear headphones: When listening to your personal music player, choose noise-cancelling headphones, or go retro with older muff-type headphones. Ear-bud style headphones and in-the-ear headphones are less effective at drowning out background noise. 
  5. Turn down the dial: Turn down the volume on your TV, radio or hi-fi a notch. Even a small reduction in volume can make a big difference to the risk of damage to your hearing. 
  6. Use earplugs when you’re listening to live music: They can reduce average sound levels by between 15 and 35 decibels. They’re widely available at many live music venues and shouldn’t spoil your enjoyment of the music.
  7. Don't put up with work noise: If you’re experiencing noise at work, talk to your human resources (HR) department or your manager and ask for advice on reducing the noise and getting hearing protection.
  8. Wear ear protectors: Wear ear protectors (earplugs or earmuffs) if you are using noisy equipment such as power drills, saws, sanders or lawn mowers.
  9. Be careful in the car: Listening to music in a confined space increases the risk of hearing damage. Don’t listen to music too loud for too long.
  10. Have a hearing detox: Give your ears time to recover after they’ve been exposed to loud noise. According to Action on Hearing Loss, you need at least 16 hours of rest for your ears to recover after spending around two hours in 100dB sound, for example in a club. Reducing this recovery time increases the risk of permanent deafness. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ENT specialist.
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Hi. I have sub total eardrum perforation. The problem is that I can hear what is being said but I don't understand the same (i miss to hear or understand a word or two). Is it hearing loss or something else? please advise.

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Hyderabad
Sub total tympanic membrane perforation may cause conductive or mixed hearing loss in long term depending on the damage. Get audiometry done to know degree and type of hearing loss to understand if it is hearing impairment.
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CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
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What are the advadvantages and disadvantages of removing pubic hear? How can it be done for male and female?

MBBS
General Physician, Chandigarh
Advantages of removing pubic hair is that it keeps the area clean and dry and disadvantage is that it's the natural protection against bacteria. Best method of removing is by clipping with a sterile scissors and other methods are hair removal creams, rajor, waxing etc.
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I am 30 year old female, suffering from thyroid. My weight gets reduced. And another case is- I am 77 years. Old male, my hearing power is getting reduced. Suggest remedies.

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
I am 30 year old female, suffering from thyroid. My weight gets reduced. 
And another case is- I am 77 years. Old mal...
Consult your nearest e. N. T available. Get examined for thyroid. N do one test puretone audiometry (hearing test) so tht I cn guide you further. Do not forget to share the report with me. Get well soon.
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I am working for a night shift in call center. Due to headsets nowadays I am unable to hear clearly if any body speaking to me casually. Do I have any better option to be healthy from this effects.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
your ear has become habitual to ear phone and you must be listening to high sound, try low sound or consult ent doctor. thanks
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Sir, Meri wife ko 1 kaan se kam sunai deta h, doctors ko dikhaya to kaha ki machine lagegi ya phir operation hoga. Doctors ne ye bhi kaha h ki operation se behra hone k bhi chance h. Kya karna chahiye?

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist, Delhi
Hi, as per doctors advice, there is 50-50 chance in operation and complications are there exist after ear surgery, so it is better for your wife to go for a digital hearing aid.
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I am 20 years old boy and I have hearing impairment unable to hear properly due to mucus congestion in my ear its been 8 month has gone earlier in childhood I used to have severe pneumonia pls suggest some better answer.

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
I am 20 years old boy and I have hearing impairment unable to hear properly due to mucus congestion in my ear its bee...
Dear you must get your ears checked for this, you need audiometry, impedence, and eustachian tube testing is required in your case, this is must for you now, and regarding pneumonia in childhood now it s immaterial in relatiojn to ear disease,
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My daughter is about 6 years old. She have hearing problem, as per bera test doctors says that the problem will be cleared as her age grown up. But I feel that her hearing ability is constantly getting down. Please give some suggestion. If you want to see beta test report please help.

MBBS, DNB, Fellowship in Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon, Kolkata
Dear, please do mri scan of brain, and audiometry. What is the birth history? any medicine she has got for any other disease? please let me know. Dr. Amit ghosh.
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MASLP, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P), DHLS
Audiologist, Pune
Ringing in the ear is called Tinnitus. And patient with Tinnitus can be helped by an audiologist.
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Sir, I would like a help from you. My small daughter is 7 yrs old, she is facing listening problem. When we call her slowly, she can't listen well. So we have to speak loudly to call him. This is since last 5 months. Kindly consult me. What should I do for her

M.S(ENT),DNB,D.O.R.L, Laryngology fellow
ENT Specialist, Mumbai
Hearing loss can be because of a number of reasons like wax, fluid collection behind the ear drum , nerve deafness etc. Get her shown to an ENT specialist as soon as possible to ascertain the cause & start the treatment.
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My baby is one month old and he is not sleeping in the night very cranky, so what to do?

DNB (Pediatrics), MBBS
Pediatrician, Ghaziabad
Rule out. 1. Hunger 2. Nasal block. 3. Tummy ache. 4. Temperature low or high. 5 emotional need. Don't get anxious.
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