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I Wear Hearing Aids

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    I Love Them

    I didn't at first, I didn't want to have to wear them. I put off doing anything about my hearing loss for many years before I "gave in" and had hearing tests 4 or 5 years ago. At first I didn't think that I actually needed hearing aids and it was only when my hearing worsened...
    ris9358 ris9358 51-55, M Jun 22, 2013

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    Upset

    I've had siemens hearing aids for fourteen months. they have been sent to siemens twice for repair and replacement.  today I've had them exactly 14 months and one of them has stopped working  thats an average of about every 4 1/2 months!!!  is this normal ?  these are my...
    siemensagain siemensagain 66-70 2 Responses May 21, 2012

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    I Wear Hearing Aids

    dont know other people who do and am looking for groups, something i could attend in my area. I find these days that no one cares for me in my complex, my life, my world. I am in-between the hearing and non-hearing and am not accepted in either. I am alone. And i have tried to...
    lcsdb lcsdb 22-25 3 Responses Sep 24, 2010

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    Wearing Hearing Aids For 20 Years.

    I have worn hearing aids for twenty years, There is a lot of problems with the aids first they are not moisture proof. Last sunday a hot humid morning taking a walk and returning home hot and sweating. I shorted the dirty bastard out. Now durning the muggy weather I will be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 6, 2011

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    I got a hearing aid in December

    and it has been great. It has really improved my life and my relationships with my wife and family. They don't get annoyed with me mishearing them and i now have the TV/radio on setting 5-6 rather than 20-25. I used to worry about going out to noisy places and struggling to...
    twiglet21 twiglet21 51-55, M Feb 8

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    New To Deafness, New To Hearing Aids

    Just over 12 months ago I returned from a foreign trip with a really sore throat. This turned out to be a throat infection and in a short space of time it spread from my throat to my ears (apparently there's a tube in the throat that connects to the ears). When this happened my...
    ris9358 ris9358 51-55, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2011

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    Accused Of Having Selective Hearing.

    My wife tell's everybody that I have selective hearing when she talk's AT me. I want to set the record straight right here and now. I do not have selective hearing. I just dont want to hear every darned thing she has to say AT me instead of TOO me. So I have my hearing aid's in...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 10 Responses Sep 14, 2010

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    Hey You

    Yes, you, stop being unhappy with yourself. you are perfect. stop wishing you looked like someone else or wishing peopel liked you as much as they like someone else. stop trying to get attention from those who hurt you. stop hating your body, your face, your personality, your...
    DeafSocial DeafSocial 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 9, 2012

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    New Retro Hearing Aids

    Came back from holiday yesterday with an appointment today to see a hearing aid consultant to get fitted with retro body worn hearing aids. I've had a thing about getting them for ages, I have very high power digital BTEs and want to wear them with the wires coming out of my...
    ris9358 ris9358 51-55, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2013

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    I failed my first hearing test

    when I was in the second grade and was diagnosed with a high frequency hearing loss when when I was in the fourth grade.  At the time the ENT said hearing aids would do me little good because my loss was where little speech was, but HA's would definitely be in my future...
    agilpro1976 agilpro1976 56-60, M 2 Responses May 29

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    New Earmolds And Hearing Aids

    Since my last post my hearing has continued to deteriorate. You might remember that my audiologist warned of this last year. Well in September I had my 6 monthly check up with her. I knew that my hearing had gotten worse as over the summer I'd been turning up the volume on my...
    tightslover2 tightslover2 51-55, M Dec 28, 2010

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    Just Wear One Aid

    I'm fairly new to wearing hearing aids although I've had a hearing loss for a number of years I only plucked up the courage to have my hearing tested in the Spring of this year and I had my hearing aid (a BTE aid) fitted in May. It took me 3 months to get used to wearing my aid...
    tightslover2 tightslover2 51-55, M 2 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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