What causes childhood hearing loss
Glue ear is the most common cause of hearing impairment in children. It is a temporary impairment due to the presence of fluid in the middle ear. Tympanometry is a test used to help in the diagnosis if Glue Ear. The fluid can resolve without medical intervention however sometimes it is necessary to have grommets inserted to remove the fluid.
Congenital Hearing Loss
This is a permanent hearing loss that is present from birth. There are many different causes such as infection, perinatal events, genetic abnormalities or syndromes. The treatment for a congenital hearing loss is a hearing aid(s).
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