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Why would need a hearing test if it is getting harder to hear in noisy restaurant?

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Dr. Gregg Alexander
Pediatrics
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In brief: Maybe a partial loss

Having trouble distinguishing sounds in a noisy environment may indicate partial hearing loss.
You may be able to hear reasonably well for many sounds (or frequencies), but have loss for some frequencies which could make it harder to pick out, or distinguish, sounds as you once did. It never hurts to get tested and find out if there's something up...Or down!

In brief: Maybe a partial loss

Having trouble distinguishing sounds in a noisy environment may indicate partial hearing loss.
You may be able to hear reasonably well for many sounds (or frequencies), but have loss for some frequencies which could make it harder to pick out, or distinguish, sounds as you once did. It never hurts to get tested and find out if there's something up...Or down!
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