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Q. Why is my baby having hearing loss after a cold?

 

Hello doctor,

My 5-year-old son is suffering from bilateral hearing loss. He was born as a normal child. Suddenly, he got such problem due to cold.

 

Dr. Sunil Jalan
MS(CMC, VELLORE)., DNB,DAA(DIPLOMA IN ASTHMA AND ALLERGY)., MBA (HM
Otolaryngology (E.N.T

Hello,

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Your son is suffering from bilateral hearing loss following a cold. This is most likely due to obstruction of the tube connecting between the ear and the nose (ETD: eustachian tube dysfunction). You can start the following medicine syrup T-Minic (Chlorpheniramine maleate and phenylephrine) 5 ml two times for two weeks. If not improving, then you need examination by local ENT surgeon and hearing test (audiogram).

 
 
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