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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Increased startle: Sometimes an increased startle response can be related to anxiety, previous trauma and may be a feature of post traumatic stress disorder.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Definitely: Loud noises can involve sound energy sufficient enough to damage the eardrum. Not sure why you ask, but if suspected worth a visit to a doctor to have ... Read More
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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: There would not be any harm to the baby.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely to be a pbm: Your unborn baby is protected from the loud noises of the world by a wall of water. S/he does hear heartbeats & bowel sounds all the time & may hear o ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
20 years experience psychiatry
Good question: I live near an airport and wear earplugs at night because I am sensitive to the noise. It helps to some degree. There are machines that produce white ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
This is common: Many people with headache disorders are sensitive to loud noise. Loud noise can intensify existing headaches or cause new ones. The physiologic mechan ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
18 years experience General Practice
Not if regularly : Without proper protection regular exposure to loud noise is not good.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Stanton
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Avoid loud noises.: You can do some desensitization, but the best prevention is avoidance all together.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
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No: This varies from woman to woman.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Webb
13 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: This is a hard question, even adults are frightened by sudden, unexpected loud noises. Crying is your baby's way of showing surprise to these noises ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Melder
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing protection: Get your ears and hearing checked by your local ENT and start now with using ear plugs/hearing protection.

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