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Ototoxic Drugs (spec. Gentamycin)

Poly Morph Poly_Morph at coopsol.force9.co.uk
Sat Dec 27 18:43:29 EST 1997

I believe my severe hearing loss may have been connected with using
"Gentisone Ear Drops" prescribed as a treatment for an external auditory
canal infection. The term used for my hearing loss condition is Obliterative
Otitus Externa ( A blockage of the outer ear canal ).
Gentisone HC is a compound of Gentamicin / Hydrocortisone Acetate.
    I have kept one bottle of this from 1993 in case a connection was ever
established between my treatment and the resulting severe hearing loss.
I suspect my daughter's exposure to Gentamycin after her birth has caused
severe hearing loss.  Has anyone had a similar result?

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