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A 33-year-old member asked:

Could meniere's disease just cause temporary hearing loss?

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Dr. Steven Heavner
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, with meniere's disease, the hearing loss it typically fluctuating.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
Yes: In the early stages of Meniere's disease, if you truly have that problem, the hearing loss is fluctuating. As times goes on, the hearing loss may become progressively worse. The other 2 symptoms of Meniere's disease are episodic vertigo that usually lasts for hours and roaring tinnitus. The disease is usually unilateral.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What disease causes both loss of hearing and vision?

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Dr. Pablo Arango
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
Usher's Syndrome: This is a genetic disease that damages both the inner ear and the retina.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is there anything that can cause sudden but temporary hearing loss?

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Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 30 years experience
Hearing loss: Lots of causes. Could be a viral infection, could be a bacterial infection, could be fluid in the middle ear, could be a cold with eustachian tube dysfunction, could be a large blockage of ear wax.

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