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    The sponge earplugs are the awkward azure in my trumpet case. Apparently they do not fit with the trumpet gold. But by contrasting, they do shimmer the gold. I took out the two of my small blue sponge earplugs from the case. I squeezed the sponges as hard as I could, plugged one into my left ear, and spun it until it was perfectly fitted in. Then I plugged the other, and did the same to it. That was what the doctor asked me to do. I walked into the classroom, sit down, opened my music folder. The sponges soon expanded, filling up every minute space in my external auditory canal, almost strong enough to make my ears explode. The instruments’ sound volume was then turned down; less music flew into my ears. The earplugs, as though the physical…

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    Deafness Research Paper

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    hearing loss in his ear, which occurs when part of the human’s ear system is damaged or doesn’t function properly. it could be noticed when the person is asking everyone to speak slowly and loudly, keep turning the volume of the television and radio up, and will end up avoiding social communications and events. There are three main types of deafness; Conductive deafness is a condition where there is a malfunction in the middle ear (either the ear canal is absent or not open at birth), it starts…

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    Otitis externa (OE) is an inflammation or infection of the external auditory canal (EAC), the auricle, or both. There are a few types of OE; acute diffuse OE, acute localized OE, chronic OE, eczematous OE, necrotizing (malignant) OE an Infection that extends into the deeper tissues adjacent to the EAC and Otomycosis an Infection of the ear canal from a fungal species. The acute OE is most common in swimmers while the acute localized OE is associated with infection of a hair follicle. The chronic…

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    Two Ears are Better Than One: Microtia Aural Atresia June 26, 2006, the day of my son's birth, I received some shocking news. A nurse informed me that he was born without his right ear, a birth defect called microtia aural atresia. My lack of knowledge on this birth defect made it difficult to understand that babies could be born without their ears. The nurse tried to reassure me that he could still hear because he passed a hearing test. The doctor performs the hearing test by clapping their…

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    Essay On Bilateral Atresia

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    congenital aural Atresia (Andrea Jovankovicˇova´, Roman Stanı´k, Samuel Kunzo, Lucia Maja´kova´, and Milan Profant, page 2). These patients were split up into three groups depending on their treatment. Results from the pure tone audiometry test and their CT of their temporal bones helped evaluate each patient. Their evaluations showed how much their threshold improved either after conventional surgery or implanted hearing devices. Results in this experiment were insufficient because there…

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    out from a loud object in all directions and that energy keeps moving through the air until it reaches your ears. That is when you then hear the noise of said loud object. The pinnae (the large outer flaps of your ears), gather all sounds coming from the different directions, they are shaped in a way that allows this. They then go on to channel the energy through into the ear canal. At the end of this ear canal is the eardrum. When the energy, also known as sound waves, hit the eardrum, they…

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    Vertigo Case Studies

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    Adult Case Study (Ear) What additional historical data would you like to collect? A general history of ear, nose, mouth, and throat including current or recent exposure of respiratory infections should be collected. In order to find out if the vertigo is from a systemic cause, ask key questions like: What other health problems do you have? Are you anxious or nervous? What makes the dizziness worse or what makes the dizziness and ringing in your ear go away? Cardiovascular problems such as…

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    You can become deaf from damage or disruption to any part of the hearing system. Some things that can be a disruption or damage to the hearing system would be wax blocking the ear canals. Hearing loss can have all different stages of how bad it is. People who have a hard time following speech would be considered mild hearing loss. Moderate deafness would be difficulty following speech without a hearing aid. People who rely on lip reading when even having a hearing aid it would be considered…

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    Earwax Research Paper

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    Earwax That we have wax in your ears is nothing strange, it is produced by glands in the skin in the ear canal. Wax job is to take care of the debris that can enter the ear and make sure that it does not remain to irritate or infect. You'll notice, however, that you get trouble with earwax needs to do something about this. Earwax is therefore a natural part of our body and helps keep the dirt and bacteria in our ears. The risk of having problems with the wax in the ears may increase if you…

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    daily basis. But, how do these sounds go from one object to another? How do our ears work? How do we perceive sound and do we perceive sound differently than others? Even though we cannot see the inside of our ears to find out what is going on, we do know that hearing is triggered by certain physical stimuli. Pressure waves are one thing that alert our ears to hear. Pressure waves have only three characteristics. Amplitude, complexity and frequency. We process sounds through their timbre, pitch…

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