A 40-year-old member asked:
what to do about hearing loss, tinnitus and ent?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 60 years experience
You have the answer: When you have a hearing loss associated with tinnitus, you must see an ENT doctor for a diagnosis and possible treatment. If it came on suddenly, you need to see the doctor as soon as possible.
A 63-year-old male asked:
How would an ENT doctor know that I have the diagnosis sudden sensory neural hearing loss SSNHL vs. just my tinnitus getting worse?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Facial Plastic Surgery 9 years experience
Hearing test: Tinnitus is a perceived noise, caused by hearing loss. Sensorineural hearing loss is actual hearing g loss, diagnosed through hearing tests. The SUDDEN part of the diagnosis is based on the timing of your symptoms.
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