There are different causes of hearing loss, these cases are seen in children starting from birth, some of them are seen in young people, and commonly seen in old people depends upon their age. But in these days hearing loss is commonly seen in young people, so let’s discuss types of hearing loss and their treatment.
Some of them can be successfully treated and some of them depend upon the disease affected. So here are 3 types of Hearing loss.
- Conductive Hearing loss: this is due to problems in the ear canal, ear drums.
- Sensorineural Hearing loss: This is related to nerve related hearing loss problems in the inner ear.
- Mixed Hearing loss: this hearing loss occurs in combination of Conductive Hearing loss and sensorineural hearing loss, problem related to damage to your middle and inner ear.
In detail explanation of 3 Types of Hearing Loss
Conductive Hearing Loss
Commonly seen in all ages from children to older people the main problem of this Conductive Hearing loss is pusses or fluid in the middle ear from colds, Allergies, Impacted earwax, Infection in the ear canal and a few other causes.
These infections are commonly treated with antifungal medications. Chronic ear infections, chronic middle fluid, and tumors mostly require surgery in many cases. Middle infections are commonly treated with antibiotics.
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
This is the common Hearing loss seen in many people around the world, the cause of this Sensorineural Hearing loss is exposing your ears to loud noise, Virus or disease, Heritage problems, Aging, damage to your inner ear and a few other problems.
Sensorineural Hearing loss may be treated medically with low-sodium diet, diuretics, and corticosteroids; in a few cases this hearing loss affects your nerve system, hearing loss secondary to multiple sclerosis may be reversed with treatment, Irreversible sensorineural hearing loss is part of the particular hear this may be treated with surgically treated with cochlear implants.
Mixed Hearing Loss
Like said before mixed hearing loss includes both Conductive Hearing loss and Sensorineural Hearing, this is caused due to damage in the inner ear and exposing your ear to loud noise.
The treatment depends upon how early it has been occurring, immediately corrected with medical or surgical treatment, and few studies also suggest that Baha improve speech understanding in mixed hearing loss. And mostly, people with mixed hearing loss uses machines to hear crystal clear speech sound.