Tinnitus is hearing sound when no external sound is present.Tinnitus is a symptom that is present in almost 15-20% of the population. It’s a bothersome symptom but it’s rarely an indicator of serious illness. It’s related to various diseases.
We all might have come across ear discharge and ignored it a lot of time. The discharge is not a visible problem so it’s often not considered dangerous. We take medicine and it subsides so we think that the problem is dealt with, but it’s not always like that.
Deafness has been a disability which is often hidden by people and they rarely seek help for it. The stigma of being called “Deaf” is a lot which makes people hide facts not only from Loved ones but they even Lie to the Doctors.
Hearing loss or Deafness has a lot of stigmas associated with it, due to which we often ignore its subtle signs. More commonly it has been noticed that people don’t realize that they have a hearing loss since it’s silently increasing leaving the patient totally clueless about it.