Care recipient (cr) has problems with his hearing aid

Try: Use a cotton swab taking care not to bend the contacts dirty battery contacts can cause the hearing aid not to work properly remove earwax from hearing aid to prevent temporary malfunction or permanent damage clean hearing aid using the small brush or the soft cloth that came with it never insert tools into the sound outlet doing so could damage the receiver if cr can’t clean the hearing aid completely ask a hearing professional for help change filters often so they don’t collect wax or dirt earwax build up may prevent sounds from traveling from the hearing aid into the middle ear make sure cr’s ear canals are cleaned regularly

Materials: Cotton swabs small brush or the soft cloth that came with hearing aid hearing aid filters

Categories: Sage, Topic, Communication, Medical Physical, Hearing, So-So Hearing, Poor Hearing

Information: n/a

References: care & maintenance by starkey laboratories inc 2007 available at

Keywords: Hearing hearing aid ears earwax

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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