Hearing loss is a decrease in hearing reversible or permanently, depending on the case. It can also affect only one ear or both, in this case as
Hearing loss is a decrease in hearing reversible or permanently, depending on the case. It can also affect only one ear or both, in this case as a bilateral hearing loss. Besides, hearing loss may be partial or total: mild hearing loss in the patient loses some forty decibels capacity at best, while in the most serious cases decreased more than ninety decibels. Here, the hearing loss can be classified depending on the amount of hearing loss, the location of the lesion, its origin and if also affects speech. In the case of children, if the deficiency is not detected early can cause problems in language development. The causes of hearing loss can be many: congenital diseases, infections, hole in the eardrum, wax buildup, pressure changes, constant exposure to loud noise or trauma such as skull fractures or explosions. The person affected by this disorder may have the following symptoms: difficulty hearing a conversation or television, pressure or ringing in the ears, fatigue and dizziness. Hearing loss can be cured with medicine or surgery, depending on the case. In addition, you may also place the patient a device to improve their hearing.
Otitis media is an inflammation of the ear spaces and, depending on the duration of the disease, is classified into different types: acute, between 1 Otitis media is an inflammation of the ear spaces and, depending on the duration of the disease, is classified into different types: acute, between 1 to 3 weeks; subacute, between 3 to 12 weeks; and chronic when it lasts more than 12 weeks. If the ear infection progresses, the liquid may have otitis (otitis media with effusion and be called) that can contain liquid like water (serous), mucous or pus. The causes of otitis are malfunctioning Eustachian tube, infection of the upper respiratory or allergic problems (allergic otitis). Generally, bacteria and viruses are the cause of ear infection. The most common symptoms of otitis include: earache, fever, irritability, drainage, dizziness and, rarely, facial paralysis. In these cases, antibiotic treatment is sufficient to cure ear infections, although sometimes accompanied by nasal decongestants and mucolytics. In patients with chronic otitis, the most obvious symptom is hearing loss and its treatment will be determined accordingly. ...
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Dr. Alejandro Harguindey Antolí-Candela
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