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Allergies, Ear, nose and throat disorders, Immune disorders, Infectious diseases, Women's health issues

Posts (5)

Fri, Feb 8 5:51pm · Has anyone seen a audiologist at Mayo clinic in Hearing Loss

Did you have surgery? How are you doing now?

Fri, Feb 8 4:42pm · Cholesteatoma in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

Hello I see that your post was quite a while ago, how are you done by now?

Fri, Feb 8 4:40pm · Cholesteatoma in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

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,

Fri, Feb 8 9:19am · Cholesteatoma in Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)

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.

Fri, Feb 8 9:14am · Hearing Loss: Come introduce yourself and connect with others in Hearing Loss

Hello I was diagnosed at the age of 5 with cholesteatoma in my left ear. I had two surgeries at 6 and 8 yrs. I had minor hearing loss due to the damage, but continued to function and grow up with very minimal knowledge of the disease. I suffered with some minor ear infections and maybe more than normal, but no real effects on my daily life. Fast forward to age 52 I get what I thought was a minor ear infection and a terrible migraine that turned out to be a reoccurrence of cholesteatoma. I had surgery in May 2018 to remove the cholesteatoma which was considerable size. I was at Mayo getting a follow up audiology exam and saw a flyer about Mayo Connect.