TREATMENT OF HEARING LOSS
Chief Complaint: Loss of hearing.
Western Diagnosis: Deafness.
Medical History: 7 yrs. old child came to me with a history of suffering with coryza and fever for 7 days and sudden onset of deafness in both ears. Audiometery was done which shows moderate to severe deafness in both ears. No relief with allopathic medicines and child was advised hearing aid.
Questioning exam: Child was very irritant and was not responding to oral commands may be due to deafness.
Pulse exam: normal.
Tongue exam: pinkish tongue, no other signs were present.
OM Diagnosis: according to me deafness was due to local infection so only local points were used.
Treatment Principle: all acupuncture points treat diseases of the local and adjacent areas.
Point Prescription: SJ 17,21 SI 19 GB 2
only local points were used and were stimulated with laser only as I feel deafness was due to local infection.
Lifestyle Prescription: No other treatment was advised.
Results: Patient was able to hear only within 3 days, Audiometery was done after 9 days which shows hearing was within normal limits.