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hard of hearing

denotes mild to severe hearing deficit.

hard of hearing

denotes mild to severe hearing deficit.

hard of hearing,

adj a term applied to persons whose hearing is impaired but who have enough hearing left for practical use.

Patient discussion about hard of hearing

Q. what is this immediate hearing loss???? I woke up yesterday and didnt hear anything, only very high tones in my left ear. I also feel nausious and dizzy. please tell me someone has experienced it and it goes away in a few days!!! I'm very scared to loose my hearing forever, it's been 24 hours that I'm almost deaf. thank you

A. Acute hearing loss can be caused due to an infection of the middle ear or internal ear that can cause dizziness nausea fever and vomiting as well. You should see a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

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