A 18-year-old female asked:
Is an acoustic neuroma always the cause of high frequency hearing loss in one ear only with tinnitus, in 19yr old?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Acoustic neuroma: Usually is result of multiple ear infections as a child but you should see an ENT as soon as possible.
4.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
No: high frequency hearing loss may be secondary to noise, inefection, or inherited. Hearing loss in one ear should be evaluated by an ENT doctor to determine cause
4.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 15, 2016
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