Or is it perhaps that the old doctor is losing his touch. Its often said that the hearing is the first to go.
Its amazing the amount of cases of mis-diagnosis that end up in the courts these days. Are you quite sure you're using that stethoscope properly.
Ah, that would be the problem, that bit gos in your EAR.
Written by my hand on the 5th of Hindyear, in the year 1007.