Gradual Hearing Loss

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From December 2018 to September 2019, i went from mild to moderate/severe hearing loss in my left ear. I went to an ent who told me it was a sudden loss and probably due to a viral infection. He booked me an mri and it is not until Jan 7.

This week I have lost more hearing. I went to the ER and was given steriods. The ENTs there would not set me up for a scan and said it is more of a gradual loss and they can't help me. I was told to call my ENT on Monday. I tried calling him for days but couldnt get a hold of him. My family doctor told me to go to the er.

i also have a white patch on my left eardrum. Nobody call tell me what it is. I am p****d off that I am not being taken seriously. I have sensory hearing loss and my face twitches on my left side. I also have pain in my ear.

Has anyone had this happen to them? What was the outcome? I have gradual unilateral sensory hearing loss. No one can tell me what is going on.

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    if i was yourself dont do anything to make things worse er dont manipulate your ears no have not had sensory loss but go to person for your hearing loss go to hospital for your self .. prescription for your pain

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      I have been advocating for myself for months. It has gotten me no where. The er wouldnt help me because i already have an ENT. I have not been able to get a hold of him.

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    Hearing loss is so psychologically painful, Aemm - as is sight loss. So a tiny problem (if it was on your hand, or chin) immediately becomes a major one.

    Two things. See it as a minor problem which the medics can probably solve, in time. This might help your peace of mind. The second, make sure your inner workings are clear (eustachian tube, sinuses, etc); they are often neglected, even by professionals, in these issues.

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