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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?

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Dr. Lucas Bryant
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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Last updated Jul 28, 2017

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