Conductive deafness: Introduction
Conductive deafness: Any hearing loss or impairment caused by a defect in part of the ear that conducts sound.
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causes, and treatments of Conductive deafness is available below.
Symptoms of Conductive deafness
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Treatments for Conductive deafness
- Treatment of conductive deafness depends upon the degree of hearing loss, the type of hearing loss, the age of the patient, and patient preference. Treatments include:
- Treatment of remediable causes
- Ear wax removal
- Surgery for acoustic neuroma or cholesteatoma
- Conservative or surgical management of drum perforations
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Conductive deafness:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
Wrongly Diagnosed with Conductive deafness?
Causes of Conductive deafness
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Disease Topics Related To Conductive deafness
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Conductive deafness: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Conductive deafness
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he...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...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, occur due to various...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...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain...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...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See ...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked....read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety...read more »
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Conductive deafness: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Hospitals & Clinics: Conductive deafness
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Conductive deafness: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Conductive deafness
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Conductive deafness: Broader Related Topics
Types of Conductive deafness
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Definitions of Conductive deafness:
Involves lesions of the external and middle ear resulting in malconduction of airborne sound.
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