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Patients With Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss With And Without Perilymphatic Fistula

Researchers determined the role of explorative tympanotomy in patients with Profound Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSNHL) without clinical evidence of perilymphatic or labyrinthine fistula and to compare intraoperative findings with the postoperative hearing outcome. Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSNHL) is defined as a unilateral decrease in pure tone audiogram of > 30 dB in at least 3 continuous frequencies over 3 days or less.

Acne Problems In Teens And Continues Into The Adults

In this stduy, researchers observed taht untreated acne can cause low self-esteem and anxiety as well as permanent facial scars. Ignoring it or assuming kids will outgrow it can harm them physically and emotionally. Acne can also continue into the adult years, and be especially problematic for women. Mild cases with just a few blemishes or blackheads may respond in a month or two to over-the-counter drugstore products with ingredients such as benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid.