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SUDDEN SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS

Sensorineural hearing loss of 30 dB within a 72 hour time period, in 3 or 2 audiometric frequencies is called Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSNHL). This sort of loss may come out of nowhere and leave the individual feeling extremely scared and confused. Especially because it is usually unilateral. SSNHL is a medical emergency, please don't wait consulting the physician if you experience any of these symptoms:

Quick onset of unilateral hearing loss (Sensorineural)​

Some may report that a popping sensation prior to hearing loss​

Hearing loss upon waking from sleep​

SSHL is usually idiopathic (happens with no discernible cause).​ However, Some of the possible causes may be:

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