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How often should you have a hearing test if you can't hear well?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Hearing tests: We can do hearing tests as often as necessary. But usually not. Once you have a hearing loss, if can fix it, unless there a determination in hearing, you may not need another one.

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A 51-year-old female asked:

Had hearing test and can't hear very high frequency,what does it mean as can hear people alright?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Hearing loss: Age related hearing loss is common. Usually the first sounds that are lost are those that are relater to the higher frequencies. Speaking involves lower frequencies that are still well detected - as time goes by hearing even those frequencies can also become impaired. Many people eventually require hearing aides to preserve their hearing ability.

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Last updated Aug 11, 2014

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