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What are the main causes of hearing loss?

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Dr. Bernstein Joel
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Too numerous

The major causes of hearing loss in childhood are genetic, infection, and trauma.
In adults, the major causes are age, noise, head injury, genetics, various antibiotics and also impacted wax. A total list of causes of hearing loss would be too large to mention in this limited space. But I think these are the most common causes.

In brief: Too numerous

The major causes of hearing loss in childhood are genetic, infection, and trauma.
In adults, the major causes are age, noise, head injury, genetics, various antibiotics and also impacted wax. A total list of causes of hearing loss would be too large to mention in this limited space. But I think these are the most common causes.
Dr. Bernstein Joel
Dr. Bernstein Joel
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Deafness

Aging along with several diseases of the tympanic membrane, middle ear, and inner ear and also brain disease.
Environmental factors such as xcessive loud noises can also cause deafness.

In brief: Deafness

Aging along with several diseases of the tympanic membrane, middle ear, and inner ear and also brain disease.
Environmental factors such as xcessive loud noises can also cause deafness.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Hearing loss

Causes: external ear- wax, otitis, fur uncle.
Osteomas middle ear: otitis, eustachian tube dysfunction, mastoiditis, perforated ear drum, otosclerosis inner ear: sensorineural deafness, meneires disease.

In brief: Hearing loss

Causes: external ear- wax, otitis, fur uncle.
Osteomas middle ear: otitis, eustachian tube dysfunction, mastoiditis, perforated ear drum, otosclerosis inner ear: sensorineural deafness, meneires disease.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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