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My grandson age 7 thinksits funny to scream in my ear (i'm68withonegood ear). He thinks he's on the playground. Now i'm having hearing problems in my?

My grandson age 7 thinksits funny to scream in my ear (i'm68withonegood ear). He thinks he's on the playground. Now i'm having hearing problems in my?

Get Hearing Checked: Loud noise/sound can lead to hearing loss. It will be very important for you to see your doctor to test for any loss in your good ear. Your grandson's behavior is also alarming here. Seven year olds are able to comprehend that screaming directly into an ear is harmful. There must be zero tolerance for child's actions. Please discuss with parents to address/eliminate this harmful behavior. ...Read more

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Does a buzz in your ear mean you are losing your hearing?

Does a buzz in your ear mean you are losing your hearing?

Sometimes!: Tinnitus, or ringing in the ear has many causes. One of those causes is sensorineural hearing loss. Frequently, however, it may be due to fluid in the ear, medications or other causes. ...Read more

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Is it permanent if you puncture your ear and lose your hearing?

Is it permanent if you puncture your ear and lose your hearing?

No, not always.: It sounds like your eardrum ruptured. It should grow back, kinda like a fingernail. However, please make sure you are under the care of a good Otolaryngologist (ENT) to make sure things are going as expected. ...Read more

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Could you lose your hearing from ear infections?

Could you lose your hearing from ear infections?

Yes: Recurrent ear infections may cause fluids to build up behind the ear drum, causing decreased hearing . Thank you. ...Read more

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If someone puts a loud sound to your ear will you lose hearing?

If someone puts a loud sound to your ear will you lose hearing?

Possibly: A loud enough sound will decrease hearing in the ear exposed. Repeated exposure to slightly less loud sounds will eventually cause some hearing loss. Best to wear ear protection if you will be in a loud environment. ...Read more

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I lose hearing in my left ear from time to time. Is there an underlying problem?

I lose hearing in my left ear from time to time. Is there an underlying problem?

Could be anything: It depends on what your ear examination looks like. This can explain a true underlying problem or merely wax that periodically fully plugs then unplugs your ear. ...Read more

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Sometimes one ear will ring and I will lose my hearing for a moment. What does that mean?

Sometimes one ear will ring and I will lose my hearing for a moment. What does that mean?

Time?: If this is only for a few seconds, it is probably not a problem, it it is consistently happening and for longer than a few minuts, especially if it happens in only one ear, you should see an ENT and also have a hearing test. Sometimes the ear just makes noises (tinnitus) but it can be a sign of previous hearing damage or hearing loss. ...Read more

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My mom is losing her hearing. She says its worse when she grinds all night and feels ear full. But I stil worry.?

My mom is losing her hearing. She says its worse when she grinds all night and feels ear full. But I stil worry.?

Check with MD: You need to check her ear out first and make sure no full of ear wax. If not, to see otolaryngologist. ...Read more