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What is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

What is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

Hearing can be damaged by loud noise. It can be from a single loud noise or from chronic exposure to loud noises over time. ...more »

  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Hearing loss from loud noise exposure.
  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Hearing loss due to exposure to explosive loud noise or chronic exposure to sound level greater than 85 dB. The hearing loss is often in the frequency range 4000-6000 hertz.
    Source - Diseases Database

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, or a subtype of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Introduction

Types of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss:

Broader types of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss:

How serious is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

Complications of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: see complications of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

What causes Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

Causes of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: see causes of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Risk factors for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: see risk factors for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

What are the symptoms of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

Symptoms of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: see symptoms of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Complications of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: see complications of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Can anyone else get Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?

More information: see contagiousness of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Inheritance: see inheritance of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Noise-Induced Hearing Loss.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Otolaryngologist, Otolaryngologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss.
Treatments for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: see treatments for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: see prevention of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Research for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: see research for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Organs Affected by Noise-Induced Hearing Loss:

Organs and body systems related to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss include:

Name and Aliases of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Main name of condition: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Other names or spellings for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss:

NIHL

Acoustic trauma, Noise exposure Source - Diseases Database

Noise induced deafness, NID
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Noise-Induced Hearing Loss:

 

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