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Dr. Santosh

Audiologist, PUNE

Dr. Santosh Audiologist, PUNE
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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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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I am 20 hear old. I go to collage and sleep time is very less around 5 hours. My stamina and energy has gone. What to do help me out?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 20 hear old. I go to collage and sleep time is very less around 5 hours. My stamina and energy has gone. What to...
1. You need 7-8 hours of sound sleep in the night to remain healthy 2. Sleep early and avoid late night if you have to get up early for going to college.
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Hearing Loss - How To Deal With It?

DNB (ENT)
ENT Specialist, Kota
Hearing Loss - How To Deal With It?

Hearing is one of the five senses that you or anyone else relies on for communication and a whole host of other things. Among the five senses, touch, smell, taste, hearing and sight, it is often hearing, which is the most easily affected. You don't have to be a senior citizen to experience hearing loss as it is quite common among younger people as well. This problem is also getting widespread with each passing day.

Before coping with hearing loss, the first job is to detect it:
If you have a hunch that you or any of your loved ones is suffering from hearing loss, it is important that you get it diagnosed. Some of the common symptoms of hearing loss will be:

  1. Hearing difficulties while talking to someone over the phone
  2. Straining to hear conversations with family members or friends in household situations 
  3. People usually need to repeat what they talk to you with a louder voice
  4. You often hear complaints that you keep the TV too loud.
  5. In crowded situations, such as family gatherings or a restaurant, you have problems listening to people.

Although this condition tends to affect senior citizens, an increasing trend shows younger people i.e. people mostly in their 40 and 50s and even younger than that suffer from this condition.

How to deal with hearing loss?
Some of the options to deal with hearing loss are mentioned below.

  1. Once diagnosed with hearing problems, change your ways of communication: If you or your loved ones have been diagnosed with hearing problems, it is important that both adjust your ways to deal with the problem. Rather than getting angry at the other for not being able to communicate effectively, develop and strategize ways to make communication less problematic and erratic.
  2. Cochlear implants: This is a newer technology, which has gained popularity in the past decade or so. These are directly implanted into the inner ear and are designed to bypass the damaged areas of the ear and directly stimulate the auditory nerve. These have become very popular, although, are not a replacement of natural hearing. It is only prescribed for people who have severe hearing loss or are deaf.
  3. Hearing aids: Although selecting a hearing aid is difficult as the patient needs to be comfortable, once selected it is one of the best solutions for the hearing impaired. The functionality of these devices can be extended with the hearing assistive technology or HAT devices that can focus the audio waves depending on the situations and give a more tailored approach for every individual's needs. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Ent specialist.
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Doctor I have some communication problem due to uncontrollable saliva generated in my mouth. So others can't hear my words clearly. And I can't speak some words also. How can control saliva?

Dentist, Ghaziabad
Speak slowly. Hold a clove or elaichi in it mouth initially and suckle on a toffee slowly you will be trained to limit is saliva. Also show a dentist to correct the underlying cause of access saliva.
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I am ameen Uddin. I am 20 years old I am suffering from backpain since last 3 months. I have so much problems due to it. I hear about you so I am messaging you So please tell me that what can I do now.

MBBS, AFIH, PGDMLS, MD-HRM, MD-HM
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am ameen Uddin. I am 20 years old I am suffering from backpain since last 3 months. I have so much problems due to ...
Get mri of ls spine and start treatment after sharing reports with me. Till that take tab cipzox 1 tab twice, cap evion 1 cap thrice, for 10 days and tab shelcal hd 12 1 tab daily for 15 days. All the best.
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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.

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P), Masters in Audiology and Speech language pathology (MASLP)
Audiologist, Ambala
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.
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When Should You Go For A Hearing Test?

MBBS (M.A.M.C), M.S. ENT
ENT Specialist, Delhi
When Should You Go For A Hearing Test?

Here are 6 signs to watch out for that could indicate 'You need to get your Ears tested':

1. 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.

2. 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.

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

6. Avoiding social interactions: You find yourself staying away from social occasions, family gatherings or avoid being the first to start conversations. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ENT specialist.

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Hello Doc, I am 24 years old working women with height 164 cm (5'4"). Over the course of time I have gained weight and now its stable between 61-62 kg. Although I have google a lot about diets and weight loss food tips, but I would love to hear from a dietician that is there any blood group specific diet that one should follow to reduce weight and fat. I am a bit reluctant to go and spend money on diet charts prepared by dietician because I cannot afford that much because I am average earning person. So I am asking for a response from your side if there is something called diet and diet tips and any blood group specific diet to reduce weight and fat, I would love to hear that.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Hello Doc,
I am 24 years old working women with height 164 cm (5'4"). Over the course of time I have gained weight an...
There is no blood group specific diet .You need to have diet plan based on your BMI & activities. Whatever we eat is metabolised by the body for the energy needed to do daily work and the excess is stored as fat. Abdomen is the first place to gain weight and last to disappear. In brief, Weight reduction can be achieved only by reducing the intake of food 1/3 of what you take now. And by appropriate exercise plans for each part like belly, thighs, legs / chest etc. to burn off fat. Some tips 1) Drink three or four cups of water whenever you feel hungry and just before eating food 2) Take boiled or raw vegetable like cucumber, carrot etc. as half of your diet. Then take 1/2 of your total diet as sprouted pulses / proteinaceous food like roti, cooked pulses and remaining with rice or other carbohydrates. Oil or ghee etc. should be just bare minimum. And do aerobic exercises, running, jogging or at least walking briskly 3-5 KMs and swimming if possible, and in a gym if feasible. The most important is to burn off the energy intake by exercises. There is no short cut or medicines without exercise & dieting to take just as mush food as needed for your activities. The food we eat is utilised for our energy needs and the remaining will be stored as fat which leads to obesity. It is better to do some tests. A DIET CHART Timing Foods To Eat Calories Early Morning Lukewarm Water with Lemon 1 glass 0 Tea without Sugar + 2 Biscuits 90 Breakfast 2 Rotis + 1/2 cup Paneer Curry 330 OR Brown Bread Upma 1 plate + Milk 1 cup 300 Mid-Morning 1 Banana/1/2 cup Melon/20 Grapes 50 Lunch Brown Rice 1 cup (195 gm) + Mixed Vegetables 1/2 cup + Salad 1 bowl + Raita 1 small bowl 345 Evening Butter Milk 1 cup 35 Dinner 2 Rotis + Vegetable Soup 1 bowl + Salad 1 bowl 370 Total 1220/1190 Cal
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I am 75 year old with hearing problem (hard of hearing.) Is there any Ayurvedic medicine through which the hearing can be regained .If yes please let me know the name of medicine. Regards \green255\blue255\red255\green255\blue255\red0\green0\blue0} \deftab720 \pard\pardeftab720\partightenfactor0 \f0\fs38 \cf0 \cb2 \expand0\expndtw0\kerning0 \outl0\strokewidth0 \strokes3 }

b.a.s.l.p
Audiologist, Kota
I am 75 year old with hearing problem (hard of hearing.) Is there any Ayurvedic medicine through which the hearing ca...
TO be very short and to the point answer is no allopathic, ayurvedic medicines help in regaining the hearing ability. The best and effective management is to go for digital programmable hearing aids in both the ears (if report showing bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. Analog or semi digital hearing aids are also not recommended. Try to keep the sugar level and blood pressure within normal range if you have any abnormal value. Waiting for your feedback.
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I am 17 years old male i am having hearing problem what to doing 17 years old male i am having hearing problem what to do.

MASLP
Speech Therapist, Hyderabad
Get audiometry done. Audiologist will be able to tell you if you have hearing problem in one ear or both and why. Percentage of hearing loss in each ear and if it can be cured with medicine/surgery or hearing instrument. You need to consult ent surgeon too depending on diagnosis.
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I have hearing problem for the last few years. I hear at 50 to 60 dbs. I try to use hearing aids, but it helps just 20 or 30 %. Is there any permanent solution to cure this problem?

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Audiologist, Noida
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user, I would suggest you to try out some good high end hearing aids which could really meet your expectations. You need to get done a proper audiometry test with speech discrimination scores, that would really help you in selecting and fitting a hearing aid.
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Doctor mujhe kuchh dino se mouth me namak ka swad bilkul fika lag raha hai jabki baki sab cheezon ka swad bilkul theek lag raha hai. Iska kya karan ho sakta hai or kya upchar hai ?

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
Jivha bodhak kapha ka sthan hai. namak ka swad nahi lag raha iska matlab, kapha ka vikar hai. Sabse pehle vaman karma karvaiye, uske baad gandush aur kaval dharan. Kuchh hi dino mein aaram aa jaega. Kisi panchakarma expert ki rai lein ya hamein call karein.
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I am suffering from hearing loss since past 6 years. I can hear but not from far. And sometime suddenly I went to deep thoughts. Fearing to talk through phone. I went to check up. But they told like you are normal kinda some nerves problem so gave some medications. Please suggest me my confidence is decreasing day by day. I like to stay alone all the day.

MS speech and hearing, MBA (Healthcare)
Audiologist, Secunderabad
I am suffering from hearing loss since past 6 years. I can hear but not from far. And sometime suddenly I went to dee...
Sir, I understand that you are suffering from hearing loss since 6 years. Yes hearing loss could be very frustrating and can lead to social aloofness. I would advise to visit the audiologist who will assess your hearing .the hearing tests will provide information regarding your severity and nature of hearing loss. Hearing aids help you to hear better. There are several models and the hearing specialist will prescribe the suitable one. Do not hesitate to seek professional help. Your confidence will improve once you have the solutions for your hearing problems .you could reach me for all hearing related solutions.
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My father 67 years old. He is having hearing problem. Very near only can hear sound. What is the treatment. If go for hearing aid howmuch cost comes. Or operation can do?

Master of Hospital Administration, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Gurgaon
First get the proper hearing test done. Audiometry test. According to the report if its sensorineural loss then no any medicines or surgery is gonna help. Best way is to go for digital hearing aids (progmble). Cost will be different as per style quality and power of the hearing aids. You cn go for entry level hearing aids if finance is a matter of concern. It vl b arround 12000-20000 each. Share the audiometry report I cn guide you better.
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Dear sir, If I will do operation of my ear then how much expenses will be as am belongs from poor family that's why asking. If I will not do surgery then what kind of impact will be to my ear in future. Poss / air coming from my ear from long time. Now I can hear near about 90 % only losses 10 %

MBBS, MS - ENT ( Gold Medalist Honors )
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gurgaon
Dear sir,
If I will do operation of my ear then how much expenses will be as am belongs from poor family that's why a...
Kindly let me know about your pure tone audiometry report which is a hearing test. If you have a hole in the drum get it operated whenever you have the funds. It is covered under insurance or will cost around 30000rs in private set up.
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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
Ear-Nose-Throat (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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I have hearing problem. The doctors advised me to fit hearing aid of worth one lacs which is beyond my reach. I hear sound of a speakers but not voice. What I can do in these situation. Is there any cocliar implant is useful to me?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Cochlear implant..... The all procedure is costly, it has limitations Please go for some regular and cheaper hearing aids which are normally available everywhere
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My right ear has 106 desibles loss. I knew when I was 10 years old, still I have the problem. Is there any chance of getting my hearing power back. I had sinusitis and got treatment for it.

Masters in Audiology And Speech Language Pthology, Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Bangalore
My right ear has 106 desibles loss. I knew when I was 10 years old, still I have the problem. Is there any chance of ...
based on whatvyou mentioned you seem to have profound loss. if it is profound loss you cannot reverese it with any medications or surgery. you need to wear a hearing aid if it really affecting your quality of life.
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When I am small I am Able to hear properly. Due to mumps I started to loose my hearing. Post that I had few hearing tests and confirmed that I lost hearing of 80% of my right ear. Could you please let me know the possible solution to into normal state. Email: g. Paralokesh32@gmail. Com.

DORL, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Faridabad
When I am small I am Able to hear properly. Due to mumps I started to loose my hearing. Post that I had few hearing t...
This is very unfortunate dear but nothing much can be done as you might require hearing aid for this, one thing can be done dear you can get vaccinated for mmr from physician.
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I have no job but recently suffering from my hearing problem how solved this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
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.
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