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Does operating small aircraft all of the time lead to permanent hearing loss?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: It can

It can if you are not using protective ear plugs.

In brief: It can

It can if you are not using protective ear plugs.
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery

In brief: Maybe

High frequency noises (machines, gunfire, etc) can lead to acute and long term hearing loss and tinnitus.
Always use hearing protection. Simple foam ones you get at the drug store can help or you can get custom ones made if you are around loud noises a lot.

In brief: Maybe

High frequency noises (machines, gunfire, etc) can lead to acute and long term hearing loss and tinnitus.
Always use hearing protection. Simple foam ones you get at the drug store can help or you can get custom ones made if you are around loud noises a lot.
Dr. Patrick Melder
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