Why does my ear not hear well?

Why does my ear not hear well?



With hearing impairment, it is not to be hoped that theWill pass, and you do not need to engage in self-medication. It is necessary to visit an otolaryngologist. After all, the ear can be hard to hear for many reasons, including requiring urgent treatment, and only the specialist is able to make the correct diagnosis.





Why does my ear not hear well?

















Because of what diseases can the hearing worsen

In most cases, the ear is hard to hear because ofComplications after a number of infectious diseases, such as influenza, scarlet fever, measles. Often also, hearing loss occurs against the background of rhinitis, sinusitis and other diseases that cause swelling of the nasopharyngeal mucosa. This swelling can spread to the middle ear area. After recovery, the swelling disappears and the hearing is quickly restored. The ear can be hard to hear as a result of the consequences of brain injury, and also due to the appearance of neoplasms in the brain. In these cases, it is necessary to treat the underlying disease without fail, and the correction of the hearing is not the task of the ENT doctor, but the neuropathologist. The hearing can worsen due to otitis (ear inflammation). It also requires urgent treatment, since the transition of the disease to a chronic stage can lead to irreversible hearing loss. Deterioration of hearing can also be caused by the use of certain antibiotics.
Especially characterized by such side effects for streptomycin and gentamicin.
Finally, the ear can be hard to hear because of inflammationAuditory nerve. In this case, hearing loss is accompanied by a sensation of noise, ringing in the ears. If the person is still dizzy, difficulties arise with maintaining the balance, which means that it is an acute auditory nerve neuritis. To maintain hearing, immediate hospitalization and intensive care are needed.
Otherwise, for a few days (and sometimes for several hours), complete deafness may develop.

Loud sounds and the organ of hearing

All people who, in the nature of work or hobbies,Regularly suffer great noise loads - potential clients of otolaryngologists. These are, first of all, workers of forging and pressing shops, airport employees, professional musicians, military personnel, residents of houses along busy motorways, etc. The group of risk includes also fans of loud music, especially those who listen to it in headphones. And, finally, the hearing can get worse because of sulfur plug - accumulation of sulfur, particles of the epithelium and secretion of sebaceous glands in the ear canal. In this case, the plug should be removed in a medical facility, for example, by rinsing the auditory canal with warm water or a solution of furacilin from a special syringe. At the pharmacy you can buy phyto-candles, but still it is better to entrust this procedure to specialists.