When you first begin wearing hearing aids, it's somewhat normal for them to feel a bit unusual as your ears adjust to the presence of a “foreign object” behind the ear or in the ear canal. While some amount of discomfort is common, when do little things add up to a bigger problem? In the first few days or weeks, your ears may be tired and you may experience an occasional mild headache. This is not unusual. However, should these symptoms persist, there are some ways to check for underlying issues with your new aids.
If you're experiencing any of these difficulties or have any questions about your current hearing aid technology, contact a specialist who will help with a course of action to remedy the problem. Birmingham Speech and Hearing Associates specializes in providing high-quality, comprehensive hearing healthcare. A complimentary consultation with our doctor of audiology and no obligation 30-day trial will help find the right fit for you.
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