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Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal

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Causes of Hearing loss in Adults

Posted on June 21, 2010 at 5:15 PM

By Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal,ENT Specialist Bangalore


Hearing loss can occur due to any factor which affects the outer, middle or inner ear


Causes of Hearing loss in Outer ear

Any condition blocking the outer ear canal can produce a conductive hearing loss. These are often completely curable causes of hearing loss

Wax- is a common cause of Hearing loss in the outer ear. Seen below is a wax cast conforming to ...

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How Do We Hear?

Posted on June 21, 2010 at 5:10 PM

By Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal,ENT Specialist Bangalore

The ear is made of 3 parts the outer ear[includes the pinna and outer ear canal], middle ear with the 3 ossicles[ bones of hearing] and the inner ear.

Sound is collected into the ear canal by the pinna and transmitted to the ear dum which vibrates and transmits the sound to the ossicles and into the inner ear. During this passage the sound waves are amplified and finally sound signals tranformed into electrical signals and ...

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How to use Ear drops correctly

Posted on June 21, 2010 at 5:01 PM

By Dr Sonia Suprabha Venugopal ,ENT Specialist Bangalore

How to Use Ear Drops

Many a times when you visit an ENT Specialist for and ear complaint, the doctor prescribes ear drops.

Ear drops may be prescribed for a variety of conditions:

Outer ear infections

Middle ear infections

Ear drum Afflictions

Wax in the outer ear canal

For Optimum results it is prudent to know exactly how to use them on yourself o...

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