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How long will hearing loss last after an ear infection?
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Dr. Mario Reyes
General Practice
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In brief: Two to three months
When you have a middle ear infection there is fluid accumulated in midle ear due to dysfunction of the eustaquian tube.
Even with the fever and symptoms of acute infection( fever, pain) the fluids remains there for two to three months .During that time there can be some compromise to hearing due to blockade of the transmission of the sound waves to the inner ear and to the brain.

In brief: Two to three months
When you have a middle ear infection there is fluid accumulated in midle ear due to dysfunction of the eustaquian tube.
Even with the fever and symptoms of acute infection( fever, pain) the fluids remains there for two to three months .During that time there can be some compromise to hearing due to blockade of the transmission of the sound waves to the inner ear and to the brain.
Dr. Mario Reyes
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Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
In brief: Variable
Depends on whether you have fluid behind your ear drums.
This is a common result of an ear infection and can actually last up to 3 months! if it lasts longer than a month and is driving you nuts, or if it hurts, disrupts your balance, or causes any other problems, see your doctor for possible drainage.

In brief: Variable
Depends on whether you have fluid behind your ear drums.
This is a common result of an ear infection and can actually last up to 3 months! if it lasts longer than a month and is driving you nuts, or if it hurts, disrupts your balance, or causes any other problems, see your doctor for possible drainage.
Dr. Michelle Marcincuk
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