General Information


Heightened hearing is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.



What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with heightened hearing, 83% report having headache, 74% report having plugged feeling in ear, and 74% report having cough.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with heightened hearing often receive other therapeutic ear procedures, ophthalmologic and otologic diagnosis and treatment, cat scan of head, corneal transplant, procedures on spleen, removal of ectopic pregnancy, tracheostomy; temporary and permanent and diagnostic endocrine procedures .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with heightened hearing include fluticasone nasal product, butorphanol (stadol), mesalamine (asacol), sumatriptan (imitrex), meloxicam, vitamin b 12, esomeprazole (nexium), chlorpheniramine / phenindamine / phenylpropanolamine, mecamylamine, grepafloxacin (raxar), malathion topical, gemtuzumab (mylotarg) and gadoteridol (prohance) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for heightened hearing include age 60-74 years, age 5-14 years and sex == female. On the other hand, race/ethnicity = hispanic almost never get heightened hearing.

Age

< 1 years
0.2x
1-4 years
0.1x
5-14 years
2.6x
15-29 years
0.6x
30-44 years
1.2x
45-59 years
1.1x
60-74 years
1.6x
75+ years
0.1x

Sex

Male
0.3x
Female
1.5x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.6x
Hispanic
0.0x
White
1.5x
Other
0.1x
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