Congenital deafness: Introduction
Congenital deafness: Deafness at birth.
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causes, and treatments of Congenital deafness is available below.
Symptoms of Congenital deafness
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Treatments for Congenital deafness
- Management of congenital deafness depends upon the degree of hearing loss, the type of hearing loss, the age of the patient at time of diagnosis, and patient and family preference. Remediable causes may coexist, and should be sought. Treatments include:
- Education and support - for the child, family and carers, in order for the patient to manage optimally
- Externally worn hearing aids - digital and analogue
- Implantable aids
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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Wrongly Diagnosed with Congenital deafness?
Causes of Congenital deafness
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Disease Topics Related To Congenital deafness
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Congenital deafness: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Congenital deafness
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms....read more »
Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease
is often over-diagnosed.
Patients tend to assume that any memory loss or forgetulness symptom might be Alzheimer's,
whereas there are many other less severe...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course,...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can...read more »
Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that
any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease.
The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor,
which is...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood pressure can...read more »
Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic
disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's.
The disease Fragile X disorder can show only mild...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but...read more »
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Congenital deafness: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Baby & Newborn Health Specialists:
- Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists:
- Child Health Specialists (Pediatrics):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Congenital deafness
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Congenital deafness: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Congenital deafness
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Congenital deafness: Animations
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Research about Congenital deafness
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Clinical Trials for Congenital deafness
The US based website ClinicalTrials.gov lists information on both federally
and privately supported clinical trials using human volunteers.
Some of the clinical trials listed on ClinicalTrials.gov for Congenital deafness include:
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Congenital deafness: Broader Related Topics
Types of Congenital deafness
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