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I have slight loss of hearing in my right ear after having a cold. What can I do?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hearing loss

Some hearing loss is common after a cold, due to eustachian catarrh.
Usually it is transient and hearing should get back to normal after cold subsides.

In brief: Hearing loss

Some hearing loss is common after a cold, due to eustachian catarrh.
Usually it is transient and hearing should get back to normal after cold subsides.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hearing loss

Some hearing loss is common after a cold, due to eustachian catarrh.
Usually it is transient and hearing should get back to normal after cold subsides.

In brief: Hearing loss

Some hearing loss is common after a cold, due to eustachian catarrh.
Usually it is transient and hearing should get back to normal after cold subsides.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Try a decongestant

Your eustachian tubes may be blocked.
Try a decongestant such as Pseudoephedrine first. If that doesn't work, see your doctor.

In brief: Try a decongestant

Your eustachian tubes may be blocked.
Try a decongestant such as Pseudoephedrine first. If that doesn't work, see your doctor.
Dr. Joel Gallant
Dr. Joel Gallant
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