Hearing Loss

Hearing loss may be temporary or may result in partial or total deafness. Hearing loss may refer to inability to hear certain sounds, pitches, or to tinnitus (ringing or buzzing in the ears), or loss of hearing ability.

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Causes

Hearing loss can result from many different causes: ear infections, ear wax build-up, respiratory infections, adenoid disorders, physical ear ... More Causes »

Similar Symptoms

Is it hearing loss? Deafness? Tinnitus? Consider the particular symptoms and whether any of these other symptoms may be a ... More Similar Symptoms »

Types

The categories of hearing loss include:

  • Conductive hearing loss
  • Sensorineural hearing loss
  • Mixed hearing loss
  • Functional hearing loss
  • Congenital hearing
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