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... that is, the hearing change is corrected when the medication is discontinued. But there are still infrequent times when this change can be permanent. ... (4 replies)
... nk the antibiotics actually caused some of the loss, unfortunately. Package insert has been updated recently to read "Neomycin can induce permanent sensorineural hearing loss due to cochlear damage, mainly destruction of hair cells in the organ of Corti. The risk is greater with prolonged use. ... (10 replies)
... ear infections, strep throat.........and was constantly on meds. When she was 2, we had her tonsils removed. They also checked her ears and she did have a mild hearing loss, so they also put tubes in her ears. At her post op appt, everything looked good. Her hearing was back up into the normal range and everything. ... (10 replies)

... Yes OffKilter, I'm 50. I've always been prone to ear infections, but the last 4 years or so have been really bad, don't know why. Now I'm looking to get the tubes in, how much are we looking at? (just a ballpark). I have no insurance, and as I'm posting this feel an infection may be coming on in the left. My GP just keeps prescribing the same stuff. Been to a couple of... (10 replies)
... I have been told thru-out my 43 yrs of permanent hearing loss that it was due to penicillen as a baby, about 50% in both ears, nerve damage. Different than your problem but similar in cause. I have just had to accept it and learn to read lips. It could be worse tho'. So I try to look at the bright side. It'd be nice to talk with others who have social problems because of... (10 replies)
... hink some people are prone to ear infections. I matched my son ear infection for ear infection. I also went on 6 weeks of antibiotics when he did but have had no hearing loss. I did get tubes placed in my ears when he did. I was 46. unusual but so glad I did. he and I both have been ear infections free for 2 years. ... (10 replies)
... I'm sorry to read about your hearing problems. Many of the 'mycin' drugs are quite ototoxic, meaning toxic to the ears. ... (10 replies)
... We were warned some of the antibiotics could damage his hearing, but in his case the antibiotics were necessary to save his life. He has been left with hearing lost in both ears. ... (10 replies)
... I'll look into getting hearing aids soon, I'm sure that will help. ... (10 replies)
... Finally tracked down cost for myringotomy (physician plus hospital) is at least $6000. Thought I would post this as someone else might like to know. Lynie (10 replies)
... Wow, OffKilter, that does sound good. Do you happen to recall how much the procedure cost 4 years ago when you had it done (I realize yours was covered by insurance.) Thanks, Lynie (10 replies)
... My insurance covered it. Like you I was always prone to ear infections. The reason children are prone to ear infections and not adults is because their ear drainage system is smaller. My Dr. says there are just some adults with small drainage tubes combine that with any allergies. ( I'm also prone to sinus infections )and the conditions are ripe for a ear infection. I did ask... (10 replies)

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