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Symptom Checker

Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Sudden Hearing Loss

Good! That makes an ear infection less likely.

Did your hearing loss follow a sudden change in pressure around you (as may occur with air travel or scuba diving) or following exposure to a loud noise?

Yes, there was a recent pressure change or loud noise.

No, my hearing loss did not follow a pressure change or noise.

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