Some people are not able to hear from birth; others suddenly become deaf due to an accident or disease.
Common symptoms of Deafness (Hearing Loss) include:
- Feeling that the ear is plugged
- Difficulty in understanding what people are saying, especially when other people are talking or when there is background noise or in a crowd of people
- Asking others to speak more slowly, clearly and loudly
- Have to turn up the volume of the television or radio
- Tinnitus or abnormal sounds in the ear like ringing, roaring, hissing, or buzzing
- Pain in ear with or without itching or fluid coming out from the ear
- Feeling of dizziness
Symptoms of Deafness (Hearing Loss) noticed by family members/peers:
If the hearing loss is gradual and has not yet been diagnosed, family members may mistakenly believe that the patient is becoming more distant.
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