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A 20-year-old male asked:

Sudden shift in tone with hearing. like a muffle in one ear. then slowly returns to normal?

1 doctor answer9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Seibert
Gastroenterology 37 years experience
Not clear.: There can be multiple causes of temporary changes in hearing. It may be something as simple as too much earwax or water in your ear, but it also could be more significant issues. If the problem persists, that I would see your family doctor.
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