How does it feel to hear half of your hearing and suddenly your ears become "deaf"?

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Modern young people are increasingly losing control of their bodies. If you don't take precautions, your head will become bald. Without warning, deafness is deafness. In some recent reports of sudden deafness, the first reaction of the person involved was: the ears were not injured and no harsh sounds were heard, but the silent mode was suddenly turned on and nothing could be heard.


How does it feel to hear half of your hearing and suddenly your ears become "deaf"?

Suddenly entering the silent world, people feel panic, helpless and insecure at this time. The clinical manifestations of sudden deafness are unilateral hearing loss, which may be accompanied by tinnitus, ear blockage, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, etc.


Sudden deafness, referred to as sudden deafness, refers to a sudden, unexplained sensorineural hearing loss that occurs within 72 hours. It is not an independent disease. Patients with sudden deafness usually experience hearing loss that reaches the lowest point within minutes, hours, or one day (a few patients reach the lowest point on the third day after onset), and the hearing loss in at least two adjacent frequencies is >20 decibels, which can be At the same time or successively, tinnitus, dizziness, and abnormal sensation around the ears may occur. Some patients can recover on their own.


How to treat sudden deafness:
① After the diagnosis is confirmed by instrument examination, the patient is first required to be hospitalized immediately, and to rest fully in a quiet environment as soon as possible to relieve pain. Mental stress;
②. At the same time, drug treatment is given to increase blood circulation in the inner ear and improve neuronutrition;

③. Adjuvant acupuncture and hyperbaric oxygen treatment when necessary.


After timely treatment with drugs, the cure rate of this disease can reach 80%. Some patients with sudden deafness who are older or have missed the best time for treatment have poor treatment results.

The earlier treatment is started, the younger the age of onset, and the milder the degree of deafness, the better the prognosis. Sometimes, sudden deafness is just one of the clinical manifestations of many systemic diseases. Treatment of deafness alone may treat the symptoms but not the root cause. You also need to pay attention to changing bad lifestyles, maintaining a relaxed mood, and regulating diseases such as hypertension and diabetes. management.

  Mental stress, high pressure, mood swings, irregular life, sleep disorders, etc. may be the main causes of sudden deafness. In addition, using headphones at high volume for a long time may also cause noise-induced deafness. The patient's hearing is gradually damaged, and the onset is very insidious. Once noise-induced deafness occurs, the resulting hearing loss is permanent, so prevention is very important.