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How will fluid backup cause hearing impairment?

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Dr. David Mann
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Fluid in ears

Fluid in the middle ear (otitis media) will decrease hearing a lot.
As much as 30 decibel drop in hearing. The fluid prevents the normal transmission of sound from the eardrum through the ear bones to the inner ear.

In brief: Fluid in ears

Fluid in the middle ear (otitis media) will decrease hearing a lot.
As much as 30 decibel drop in hearing. The fluid prevents the normal transmission of sound from the eardrum through the ear bones to the inner ear.
Dr. David Mann
Dr. David Mann
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