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2017-01-19 Deafness/Hearing Impairment - tinnitus:

Manish,    The medicine will certainly not hurt the healing and may help, however, the eardrum will usually repair itself.  The tissue that makes up the eardrum regrows and repairs itself.    In some instances

2017-01-12 Living With Disabilities - SSDI:

Hi Christy,    This is a common problem, and the loss of disability income creates a disincentive for folks to earn more money. However, in many states they have created ways to offer incentives for people

2016-11-11 Deafness/Hearing Impairment - Random loud sounds:

Anta,    That level of sound might be loud and possibly uncomfortable but should not cause permanent ear damage.  According to NIOSH (researchers of noise exposure and ear damage) you would have to be

2016-10-28 Deafness/Hearing Impairment - Hearing:

Agapi,    As long as you were wearing the earplug, your ear will be protected around sound that loud and for that short of time.  Although you could actually "feel" the sound pressure, the earplug will


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