I Am Deaf In My Right Ear

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    I'm deaf in my right ear due to a congenital

    reoccurring cholesteatoma. I've been mostly deaf since my second surgery when I was 10. The mastoidectomy caused my doctor to have to reconstruct my ear drum as well, and arm skin doesn't work so well at hearing, haha! The hardest thing about being deaf is that people will talk...
    janelisbet janelisbet
    18-21, F
    Sep 21, 2014

    People Always Forget.

    I was born deaf in my right ear,and the doctors tell me that there is nothing that can be done about it. Its always been a problem for me, like when i was in school i would always try and get into each class before everyone else so i could make sure i was sat on the right side of...
    DiesSomnium DiesSomnium
    2 Responses Oct 17, 2011

    Almost Deaf...

    I'm mostly deaf in my right ear due to a head injury. My mother warmed up my father for a bad night of fighting right before dinner. I was in the kitchen trying to sneak something to eat because sometimes mom would make a meal and if they fought too long we wouldn't get to eat...
    Konrad Konrad
    22-25, M
    9 Responses Jun 12, 2009

    Deaf In My Right Ear

    When I was a baby I had meningitis. Leaving me deaf in my right ear. And if anyone ever makes fun of it I will beat the **** outta em. Except girls. And trust me the only thing I despise is the ability to tell where sounds are coming from so yeah
    Jerseyoutlaw23 Jerseyoutlaw23
    18-21, M
    Nov 30, 2011

    Deaf Person's Emotional

    There are a lot of negative attitudes that affect a deaf person's emotions, social life, at school and at work.There are many people who don’t know very much about deaf culture and their language.They seem to think that deaf people are stupid, awkward and unable to...
    DeafSocial DeafSocial
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 10, 2012

    Mostly Deaf

    I don't know why I'm deaf in that ear, but it was detected when I was about 8. I used to live near some very noisy neighbours, so being able to lie on my left side and get to sleep was a bonus. I can play music by ear, and apparently I have a nice gentle touch, so it's not all...
    Koala1964 Koala1964
    51-55, M
    8 Responses Jun 13, 2009

    Tired Of It!

    Ive always been deaf in my rt ear due to massive ear infections when I was very young. I always have to be sure that I sit first on the right side in a restaurant. Imafraid people r talking to me and I cant hear them on my rt side. This has made me withdraw a lot socially. I also...
    billgt billgt
    Oct 9, 2012
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