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do headphones cause hearing loss

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
31 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing loss: Get your hearing checked in an ENT doctor's office ear nose and throat doctor.
Dr. William Gaya
29 years experience Neurology
Hearing loss : Acoustic trauma is commonly seen in machinery operators or musicians exposed to loud music. It can cause permanent hearing loss. Check with an ENT (ea ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
19 years experience Neurology
Noise important: Wearing the head pones should not cause a problem, but if they are very loud, the sound can cause hearing loss.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
54 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
No: As annoying as it might be, I have not heard or read hearing loss that resulted from barking of a dog.
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Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Dog bark: No, unless the dog's bark frightens the person who starts running, trips, injures his head & ends up with hearing loss.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Olds
32 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Multiple causes: Hearing loss can occur due to something as simple as wax occluding the ear canal or as complex and serious as meningitis. Common causes include noise ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
23 years experience Family Medicine
May be simple: May be related to something as simple as ear wax impact ion. See your doctor.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Damage to inner ear.: The inner ear is a neural sense organ and it is finely tuned to discrimate sounds within a certain range. Since it is a "nerve" system, it conducts el ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Sudden hearing loss: Sudden hearing loss could be due to wax, eustachian catarrh, ear drum perforation, sudden loud noises causing sensorineural deafness.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Many things.: A loud sudden noise can cause hearing loss. Trauma to the ear can rupture the tympanic membrane (eardrum) also causing hearing loss. Sometimes after ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Deafness: Aging along with several diseases of the tympanic membrane, middle ear, and inner ear and also brain disease. Environmental factors such as xcessive ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Myriad: Most often is due to wax in the ear canal. Also, due to fluid build up behind ear drum or ear infection. Aging process and noise exposure will also pr ... Read More

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