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  • Alka Yagnik got diagnosed with a rare sensorineural hearing loss. Here’s all that you need to know about this condition.

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Published on Jun 18, 2024 02:31 PM IST

Alka Yagnik – one of the most popular Bollywood playback singers, recently got diagnosed with a rare sensory neural nerve hearing loss. The actor took to her Instagram profile and answered why she has been missing in action for the last few days.

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"It has been diagnosed by my docs as a rare sensory neural nerve hearing loss, due to a viral attack…This sudden, major setback has caught me completely unaware. As I attempt to come to terms with it please keep me in your prayers," Alka Yagnik said.  
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“It has been diagnosed by my docs as a rare sensory neural nerve hearing loss, due to a viral attack…This sudden, major setback has caught me completely unaware. As I attempt to come to terms with it please keep me in your prayers,” Alka Yagnik said.  

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Alka Yagnik added a word of caution for her fans – she asked everyone to stay away from heavy exposure to loud noise and headphones.  
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Alka Yagnik added a word of caution for her fans – she asked everyone to stay away from heavy exposure to loud noise and headphones.  

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What is sensorineural hearing loss? It is a condition where a person loses the ability to hear due to damage in the nerve fibers of the inner ear, or the nerve connecting the ear to the brain.  (Unsplash)
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What is sensorineural hearing loss? It is a condition where a person loses the ability to hear due to damage in the nerve fibers of the inner ear, or the nerve connecting the ear to the brain.  (Unsplash)

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Sensorineural deafness, present at birth, happens due to genital syndromes. Some of the common symptoms of sensorineural deafness are - hearing loss, ringing in the ears, or speech delay in a child. High-pitched tones may sound muffled, and it may become difficult for the patient to segregate words from the background noise.  (Unsplash)
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Sensorineural deafness, present at birth, happens due to genital syndromes. Some of the common symptoms of sensorineural deafness are – hearing loss, ringing in the ears, or speech delay in a child. High-pitched tones may sound muffled, and it may become difficult for the patient to segregate words from the background noise.  (Unsplash)

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It is recommended to seek professional therapy from an Otolaryngologist and a Speech therapist if the symptoms persist. Treatment options for sensorineural hearing loss include hearing aids and assistive devices. (Unsplash)
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It is recommended to seek professional therapy from an Otolaryngologist and a Speech therapist if the symptoms persist. Treatment options for sensorineural hearing loss include hearing aids and assistive devices. (Unsplash)