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Sudden hearing loss in one ear?

9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frank Amico
Internal Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: See doc

See your physician immediately since you had such an acute change in your hearing.
Please do not wait.

In brief: See doc

See your physician immediately since you had such an acute change in your hearing.
Please do not wait.
Dr. Frank Amico
Dr. Frank Amico
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Dr. Erin Robertson
General Practice
5 doctors agree

In brief: Presuming no trauma

Don't sit on this.
In most cases the cause is never figured out (called idiopathic) but the known causes are serious, ranging from nerve infection, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune disorders, a mass, migraines, or vascular events like a stroke. You need imaging and immediate treatment which would be provided at the discretion of the clinician. The rapidity & unilateral presentation are concerning.

In brief: Presuming no trauma

Don't sit on this.
In most cases the cause is never figured out (called idiopathic) but the known causes are serious, ranging from nerve infection, multiple sclerosis, autoimmune disorders, a mass, migraines, or vascular events like a stroke. You need imaging and immediate treatment which would be provided at the discretion of the clinician. The rapidity & unilateral presentation are concerning.
Dr. Erin Robertson
Dr. Erin Robertson
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