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Causes of Hearing Loss

 

Causes of hearing loss may include

  • Ceruman impaction
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Deterioration during the normal aging process
  • Ear disease such as middle ear fluid/ perforation of the ear drum, Otosclerosis, Meniere’s Disease, Hypertension, Diabetes, Autoimmune Disease
  • Loud noise exposure such as loud music, weapons, industrial noise, machinery
  • Ototoxic medications (medications that are toxic to the ear or balance system such as Chemotherapy)
  • Head trauma
  • Tumors of the middle or inner ear such as Cholesatoma or Acoustic Neuroma
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