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What is it like to lose your hearing due to old age? Slow or sudden?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Usually slow

Hearing loss in old age it is slow not sudden problem.

In brief: Usually slow

Hearing loss in old age it is slow not sudden problem.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Presbycusis.

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The most common age-related hearing loss is a gradual of acuity for high-pitched sounds. This is why is becomes difficult to discern an individual voice within the din of background noise, for example.

In brief: Presbycusis.

I think I spelled that right.
The most common age-related hearing loss is a gradual of acuity for high-pitched sounds. This is why is becomes difficult to discern an individual voice within the din of background noise, for example.
Dr. Dean Giannone
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