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Hearing aid discomfort
Hi Vicki, I was born with nerve deafness in my left ear but have only just been fitted with a hearing aid for this at age 36. Whilst on the plus side I find my hearing is improved, my inner ear feels very uncomfortable - even a long time after I have taken the aid out and I worry this will stop me being able to use it. It is a tube version and I'm wondering if the piece at the end of it that goes into the ear needs to be smaller? I am incredibly petite and wondered if sizes used for children's ears might be better, or are they all the same size? I also suffer a lot from ear infections in this ear, so it's possible it is already very sensitive. I will persevere though as I'm hoping my ear will get used to the sensation. Many thanks for any advice you can give me.