A 48-year-old member asked:
should i see an audiologist or an otolaryngologist to check my hearing to see if i have some problem?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal medicine 37 years experience
Audiologist: Audiologists do a much more complete exam and can isolate the specific abnormality with hearing, which is helpful to an ENT physician in terms of diagnosis and treatment.
5.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
See both: The otolaryngologist is the physician and surgeon who should obtain a detailed history and examination of your condition. The audiologist should perform a detailed hearing evaluation. Ultimately, the ENT physician should guide your care. Seek a practice that has both practitioners under one roof to give you the best care.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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