"Hearing Loss" after a cold

Linda Semesky semesky at erols.com
Sun Nov 16 23:20:49 EST 1997


G. M. Alf wrote:
> 
> On 11 Nov 1997 17:46:18 GMT, kimberski at aol.com (Kimberski) wrote:
> 
> >Every so often I evaluate someone who tells me they had a severe cold, sometime
> > within the past year, and ever since that time they can not hear. Air, bone,
> > and speech testing (at 40 dBHL, typically) are all normal!  Pure tone
> > thresholds are between 0 and 10 dB, and air and bone line right up.   I
> > recently had two in the same day!  The audiologist I work with says she has
> > experienced this as well.   Does anybody have any ideas about this?   What
> > might lead to this perception?   What to say to these people?
> >
> >Kimberly Skinner

I would suggest an inner ear problem.

Linda Semesky





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