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If I Have Hearing Loss In One Ear Is It Possible That The Other Gets Better
No: In fact, one-sided hearing loss causes a loss of spatial discrimination of sound, which makes understanding speech in crowded situations more difficult. The brain will actually lose this capacity with disuse, so the best treatment is to amplify the failing ear with a hearing aid. The sooner, the better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hearing loss, or hearing impairment, is a partial or total loss of the ability to hear and can affect one or both ears. Causes of hearing loss include noise, genetics, aging, infections, or trauma. Hearing loss may be temporary or permanent. Most causes of hearing loss are correctable or treatable. Sufferers should consult ...Read more
Sudden loss hearing: If it only occurred for a few seconds, not likely of any concern. If it recurs, worsens, or lasts longer- then you need to seen ENT specialist asap. ...Read more
High pitch: You MUST make an appointment to see an Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor! All should go well - please keep me posted. ...Read more
Hi, my audioligist said I have a conductive hearing loss in one ear. 2k on up and is 80 decibel loss. I had this for 4 years. What can cause this.?
Is an acoustic neuroma always the cause of high frequency hearing loss in one ear only with tinnitus, in 19yr old?
Depends on the cause: There are many different things that cause tinnitus. I recommend you see an otolaryngologist for a full evaluation. Be prepared with your medical ; surgical history and write down ahead of time all the medications (even herbals ; vitamins) that you're taking. Plan to discuss when your problem started and the quality of the tinnitus (high-pitched? Rushing sound? Continuous? Rhythmic? Etc...). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had MRI scan of my ears. Have hearing loss in one side that's why I was sent for one. What could it be? Do you see brain also on this scan?
Yeah some brain's in: ...the picture....but if you had an MRI of your EARS....are you sure you didn't have something more like a high res IAC scan to check on the integrity of the inner ear apparatus? If that's the case then, not much brain better be seen because then, we've got a major leak somewhere! HA! Just teasing....but seriously, not much brain to be seen if it's an IAC because just lookin' at EAR. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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