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A 38-year-old female asked:

When i eat i can't hear someone talking to me or tv! my hearing is terrible. my mam has 2 hearing aids. i can't hear well if i'm walking down a corridor and someone talks to me? my doctor thinks it's ear wax but it's not. tinnitus sound in ears?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
ENT doctor can help: A person with such symptoms can check her hearing by seeing and ENT doctor and an audiologist. She can call her primary care doctor to explain why she wants to check her hearing. Simple hearing tests can be done at some primary care offices. More complex hearing tests need to be done at at audiology office. There are many different causes for hearing loss, and the ENT doctor can figure it out.
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Last updated Dec 29, 2019


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