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Good Thunder, MN
A 70-year-old female asked:

I had sudden loss of hearing in one ear and high pitch ringing that started 6 weeks ago. ent injected prednisone in middle ear. still no improvement?

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Dr. David Jakubowicz
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 24 years experience
No oral steroids: Standard of care is still course of oral prednisone. Ear injection can be adjunct. While no guarantee to improve, studies suggest some benefit. Discuss with your primary whether Prednisone 60 mg for a week with taper is safe for you.
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