The problems of people who have recovered from Corona are not decreasing. New diseases are catching on people. After black fungus, white fungus, mental disorder, now some patients are feeling the sound of ringing in the ears. Many people have stopped even listening. Because of this, he has to even apply hair aid.
Every day many patients are reaching out to ENT specialists in private hospitals of the city with such complaints. Dr. Rajat Bhatia, Head of ENT Department of Fortis Hospital, says that 20 to 30 percent of patients of 30 to 50 years of age who have been cured of corona are coming to the OPD every day, who are hearing the sound of bell or whistle in the ear. . Due to this problem, he is not able to sleep at night. He says that there can be many reasons for ringing in the ears.
One reason for this is that the coronavirus attacks the overall immune system through the nose. However, so far there is no solid proof of this. He said that since the nose and ears are very much connected, in such a situation, whatever infection is coming in the nose, if it goes into the ear, then the reaction comes due to viral infection. Due to this the ear cells get damaged. Another reason can be that when the virus comes into the nose, then cold type syndrome occurs.
Due to the fibers or mucors, there is a heaviness in the ear or fluid inside the ear. It also feels like ringing in the ears. Apart from this, one reason can also be that corona infected use headphones for several days to overcome loneliness during home isolation or hospitalization. Excessive use of headphones can also affect hearing.
Dr. Bhatia said that there is a cure for this disease, if the patients come on time. In this, not only the role of medicine, but also counseling. Let's look at changing the patient's environment. Ask them to stop using the headphone and listen to different types of sounds. If hearing aids, then a hearing aid is used. Due to which the sound gets louder and the bells stop hearing. In the last stage, steroids are injected inside the ear.
Dr. Rajiv Kapila, head of the ENT department of Deep Hospital, also says that many such patients who have been cured of corona are coming to him, who are now feeling heaviness, whistling and bell sound in one ear. Corona is affecting the hearing power of patients.