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What are the symptoms of acoustic trauma? how loud does sound need to be to cause this?

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Dr. Murray Grossan
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acoustic Trauma: Symptoms include hearing loss and ringing in the ear. Get an app - sound meter - to attach to your smart phone. These are free. This tells you when the surrounding sound is too loud and can damage your hearing. There are apps on the internet to roughly check your hearing.

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Last updated Nov 10, 2016

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