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MY son 53 years old is deaf on the right ear since he was a

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MY son 53 years old is deaf on the right ear since he was a child due to meningitis at age four, but he is severe hearing impaired in his left ear which he wears a BTE Starkey
digital hearimg aid. He complains that often times he has moisture in his ear and he cannot wear the HAid. He bought a ear pump three year ago but the moistureblokage seems to get back often times and may last long time. Any suggestions please
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


Get a better hearing aid.

There are implant hearing aids for exam.

It is not a good solution to try to keep removing moisture, and this problem can predispose to infection.

There are also micro hearing aids now as well.

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Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.

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