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I have had ringing in my right ear for about 2 weeks. My ear feels plugged up with partial hearing and no pain. What should I do?

I don't typically answer these questions, but my personal opinion is to seek medical attention immediately. Your symptoms may be caused by...

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What is sensorineural hearing loss?

Sensorineural hearing loss is a reduced sensitivity to sound from damage, malfunction, or malformation in the sensory and/or neural auditory...

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What hearing aids are easiest to use for an elderly person?

Purchasing hearing aids for a person of any age or lifestyle requires a significant amount of consideration.  The "best" or "easist" or "most...

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Are there any surgeries that can fix my hearing loss? The doctor says it's 'age related' ...

Without looking at your audiogram, I suspect your hearing loss is not medically treatable at this time. When a hearing loss is age related, this...

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What are the symptoms of hearing loss?

Hearing loss is often progressive, so the symptoms may be difficult to notice until the hearing loss starts to have a true impact on ability to...

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What can be done to help nerve deafness?

"Nerve Deafness" is a term which people sometimes use to refer to sensorineural hearing loss, or hearing loss due to damage to the cochlea (inner...

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Can hearing aids cause further hearing loss?

As long as a real ear measure (REM) test is performed in the office during the hearing aid fitting, you will be fine. During the REM, the output...

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Does barometric pressure affect hearing?

You may experience some brief hearing loss and pressure in the ear with the change in atmospheric pressure, however, hearing may be affected...

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Is nerve damage to the ear due to loud noise reversible?

Yes and no! If you are exposed to excessive levels of noise ie a concert you may get a temporary threshold shift ie your hearing ability will...

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