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lori67

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Re: BAHA Implant Problems
« Reply #30 on: March 19, 2009, 07:42:06 pm »
Robin,

Those are beautiful beaches!  I was in Pensacola about 5 weeks after my Translab.  Walking in sand is definitely a good way to challenge your balance - and at least it wouldn't have hurt much if I fell!

Lori
Right 3cm AN diagnosed 1/2007.  Translab resection 2/20/07 by Dr. David Kaylie and Dr. Karl Hampf at Baptist Hospital in Nashville.  R side deafness, facial nerve paralysis.  Tarsorraphy and tear duct cauterization 5/2007.  BAHA implant 11/8/07. 7-12 nerve jump 9/26/08.

Hollanjf

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Re: BAHA Implant Problems
« Reply #31 on: October 07, 2017, 10:23:14 pm »
Ive had my BAHA for about 3 years now. I still continue to have skin growth, swelling and bleeding. I get about a week a month without any problems. Any advice. My dr always said its normal. Thanks.

alabamajane

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Re: BAHA Implant Problems
« Reply #32 on: October 08, 2017, 11:08:50 am »
Hi  Hollanjf,,
You replied to an older post so I thought I would reply,,,,

I also have a BAHA. I don't have many issues with it until I don't clean the post well. And if I let my hair get "dirty" it seems to cause excess oils to accumulate around it.

I was given a very soft toothbrush to clean the post. As long as I do that ( or often ask my husband to do it and look at it) ,, I don't have any problems. My ENT looked at it once and said there were " small crystals " I think, that the area would push out by itself,, I guess it's a bit of seepage or something,,, I can feel it sometimes with my finger,,, that's all I usually get though.

I have been told "it's normal" too,, I don't get bad infections or anything,, some tenderness occasionally but not bad.
I hope this will improve for you!!

Jane
translab Oct 27, 2011
facial nerve graft Oct 31,2011, eyelid weight removed Oct 2013, eye closes well

BAHA surgery Oct. 2014, activated Dec. 26