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What should I do if I think my baby has a hearing issue?

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Dr. Jason Perkel
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Audiologist

If it unclear if a child has a hearing issue or not, he or she should go to an audiologist to get a full evaluation.
Then, the child may be referred on to an ENT specialist if necessary.

In brief: Audiologist

If it unclear if a child has a hearing issue or not, he or she should go to an audiologist to get a full evaluation.
Then, the child may be referred on to an ENT specialist if necessary.
Dr. Jason Perkel
Dr. Jason Perkel
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Dr. Lisa Roberts
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Contact your doctor

If you are concerned about your baby's hearing, it is best to contact your doctor. If your baby has an ear infection, sometimes that can cause a temporary hearing loss.
This would go away in most children with appropriate medication treatment. If your baby otherwise appears healthy, your doctor may refer you to an audiologist, who can do a hearing test to evaluate for any true hearing problem.

In brief: Contact your doctor

If you are concerned about your baby's hearing, it is best to contact your doctor. If your baby has an ear infection, sometimes that can cause a temporary hearing loss.
This would go away in most children with appropriate medication treatment. If your baby otherwise appears healthy, your doctor may refer you to an audiologist, who can do a hearing test to evaluate for any true hearing problem.
Dr. Lisa Roberts
Dr. Lisa Roberts
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