Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Hearing Impairment Symptoms

Symptoms of deafness include:

  • Progressive loss of hearing:
    • Usually occurs in the elderly
    • Usually begins with difficulty hearing high-frequency sounds, such as speech
    • Difficulty discriminating between different sounds
    • Difficulty understanding speech, especially in a noisy environment

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Hearing Impairment References
  1. Copeland BJ, Pillsbury HC 3rd. Cochlear implantation for the treatment of deafness. Annu Rev Med. 2004;55:157-67. [14746514]
  2. Puig T, Municio A, Meda C. Universal neonatal hearing screening versus selective screening as part of the management of childhood deafness. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2005 Apr 18;(2):CD003731. [15846679]
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