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What does Dizziness have to do with Hearing?
I can't figure out how to interpret my audiogram. I keep finding different standards for 'normal limits.' Some say it is 0-20 db, others 0-15 db. Some say it is 0-15 db for children and 0-25 db for adults. And yet others make it seem as though 0 db is the
What is the job of an educational audiologist? What do they do?
I read where removing the protective wax dries out the ear canal, which then causes itchiness. When I recently visited the doctor, I admitted gently using a q-tip several times due to itchiness. This obviously removed the wax, but resulted in dryness. The
What is the most widely accepted treatment for severe vertigo?
I have been off prozac for 9 months but am still experiencing a feeling of imbalance accompanied by a feeling of fullness in my ears and head and tinnitus. I've been to an otolaryngologist, had an MRI and all they could tell me is that I have lost some
I have a patient who is a rising senior in high school. He is very interested in pursuing a career in the military. However, he has bilateral high frequency hearing loss. This prompts my question: What criteria are used by the military to determine eligi
What is the difference between an auditory processing disorder and a language processing disorder?
What is the current status and probable future direction for research in hyperacusis?
My ears itch when I wear my completely-in-the-canal hearing aids. The hearing aids are otherwise perfect. What can I do?
I have a patient who develops tremors when exposed to a room that is using a CD player. Her husband who is an acoustical engineer suspects that the frequency of the CD player (which he suspects is 45,000Hz) is causing this disturbance. Have you ever heard
What is the effect of AIDS on hearing?
My mother-in-law keeps hearing music / radio stations and other noises (in both ears). She has had scans etc and has been told that she's very healthy and nothing is wrong. Please help and/or forward suggestions as we are really desperate for her. She
My son is 11 years old and has a hard time in school. His doctor has mentioned ADD. How do I tell the difference between ADD, ADHD and APD? Are there medicines that can help?