Cholesteatoma

Posted by genuinekim @genuinekim, Fri, Feb 8 9:19am

Hello I thought I would add a discussion about cholesteatoma. I posted a bit about my story under introductions, but I wanted to know if there are others with cholesteatoma here.

Hi @genuinekim, welcome to Connect. I'm tagging @funkynotes who has also talked about cholesteatoma.
Kim, has your hearing loss changed since the recurrence and surgery last year? Did or do you also experience balance issues?

@colleenyoung

Hi @genuinekim, welcome to Connect. I'm tagging @funkynotes who has also talked about cholesteatoma.
Kim, has your hearing loss changed since the recurrence and surgery last year? Did or do you also experience balance issues?

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Yes to both. After my first two surgeries I had a about a 40% loss in my effected ear. My most recent audio test showed a 89% loss. The reoccurrence destroyed a portion of the mastoid bone and left horizontal canal fistula,

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