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What can cause intermittent hearing problems?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: 3 things

There are three entities that quickly come to mind when only intermittent hearing loss are considered.
1.) impacted wax in the ear canal, 2.) middle ear fluid that comes and goes, and 3.) an entity called cochlear hydrops, an early form of Meniere's disease before vertigo and tinnitus occurs.

In brief: 3 things

There are three entities that quickly come to mind when only intermittent hearing loss are considered.
1.) impacted wax in the ear canal, 2.) middle ear fluid that comes and goes, and 3.) an entity called cochlear hydrops, an early form of Meniere's disease before vertigo and tinnitus occurs.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Many causes

Wax can certainly cause this problem as can intermittent fluid and eustachian tube dysfunction.
Other causes include menieres syndrome and rarely autoimmune disorders.

In brief: Many causes

Wax can certainly cause this problem as can intermittent fluid and eustachian tube dysfunction.
Other causes include menieres syndrome and rarely autoimmune disorders.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Hearing problems

Intermittent hearing problems may be caused most often by wax in the ear.
However to find out exact cause you may see your ENT doctor.

In brief: Hearing problems

Intermittent hearing problems may be caused most often by wax in the ear.
However to find out exact cause you may see your ENT doctor.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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