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Is your hearing aid not working properly? There are a few basic causes of hearing aid malfunction that you may be able to fix yourself!

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    • Hearing Aid Help
    • Is your hearing aid not workingproperly? There are a few basic causes ofhearing aid malfunction that you may be able to fix yourself!
    • To reduce these problems from happening again, wehave provided a few suggestions to help you at home. Ifyou are ever uncertain about handling your hearing aid, contact your hearing healthcare professional!
    • In order for your hearing aid tofunction properly, sound must be able to enter the microphone,travel through the circuitry withinthe hearing aid and then exit into the ear canal. The process of sound travel can be easily disrupted by obstructions, equipment breakdowns or user error.
    • Common hearing aid problems:If your hearing “whistles” in the ear:The device is blocked with ear wax- change the wax filter and brush device clean with dry towel.
    • If the volume of your hearing aid drops: Low battery- replace the batteryMoisture in device- put device in drying box over nightThe device is blocked with ear wax- change the wax filter and brush device clean with dry towel.
    • If the hearing aid is not working at all: There is no battery in device- insert new battery The battery is dead- replace with new battery The battery door is not closed completely- shut battery door.
    • If your hearing aid is difficult to insert: Use a small drop of lubricant to smear, like Oto-Ease, on the hearingaid portion inserting your hearing aid If your hearing aid hurts your ear: The device is not properly positioned- remove device and re- insert it.