Jump to content

Noise


Dave in Pittsburgh
 Share

Recommended Posts

I got my CI activated in November I am woundering if the following noise are normal to be very annoying 

water running into a stainless steel sink,rattleing of silverware and the plastic grocery bags these noise drive me crazy 

Thanks

Dave

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

Along my journey we hit a spot where the sound from plates or unloading the dishwasher etc was annoyingly loud.  My audiologist told me that my brain had to get used to those sounds.  Sure enough, it did.  So if this is a temporary annoying sound, it may just need time for your brain to learn to ignore or accept it.  However if this is not a temporary issue, your audiologist can adjust your MAP to ease off of those sounds.

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

Oh my gosh! Plates and silverware were almost painful. For me, we turned off electrode 12 for a little while. 12 is responsible for the higher pitches. After a few weeks, we turned it on but at a very low level. Then gradually increased it as my brain got used to that range. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

Higher frequencies were lost at first, so a person's brain has to sort this thing individually.
Although I do not have SNHL, I have never heard before my activation such a clear and sharp noise like an elevator made it although I was even 50m far away...
So I can understand it...

Sent from my EVA-L09 using Tapatalk

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

Yup, from what I understand, the "avg." person usually will lose the high frequencies first. 

When they are activated, these are the first that are noticed or come back stronger. It usually takes a little time for the brain to sort out what it is hearing so you will sometimes hear really funny sounds as your brain does not know how to interpret the new sounds it is hearing?

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

I can imagine that, although my sensations were clear - but the intensity was... ahhh....

Sent from my EVA-L09 using Tapatalk

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

Higher frequencies for me were almost painful. Hadn't heard them in so long, we had to ease into it

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

Yes me as well. Utensils and pots and pans were a unbearable sound. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

Luckily it does not last long

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • HearPeers Heroes

ugh... I needed adjustment - elevator was near our working space - doc's offices and operating room for small procedures...

ugh... ugh...

Sent from my EVA-L09 using Tapatalk

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

×
×
  • Create New...