Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Loss of Hearing in the Elderly Home Care

Home care for presbycusis includes:

  • Do not put objects into the ear canal.
  • For excessive earwax:
    • Use an earwax removal kit
  • Wear a hearing aid.

Loss of Hearing in the Elderly Warning Signs

Notify your doctor if you have presbycusis and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Dec 23, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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