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Conductive hearing loss

Conductive hearing loss: Introduction

Conductive hearing loss: Hearing loss due to a defect in the external auditory canal or middle ear. See detailed information below for a list of 83 causes of Conductive hearing loss, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Conductive hearing loss:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Conductive hearing loss. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Conductive hearing loss:

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Conductive hearing loss: Symptom Checker

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Conductive hearing loss: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Conductive hearing loss

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Misdiagnosis and Conductive hearing loss

Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness because he suffered from sudden inability to speak. This was initially misdiagnosed as...read more »

Alzheimer's disease over-diagnosed: The well-known disease of Alzheimer's disease is often over-diagnosed. Patients tend to assume that any memory loss...read more »

Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for a patient to show mental decline to dementia. Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions, such as a stroke or ...read more »

Tremor need not be Parkinson's disease: There is the tendency to believe that any tremor symptom, or shakiness, means Parkinson's disease. The reality is that there are various possibilities, such as benign essential tremor, which is mostly...read more »

ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and...read more »

Rare diseases misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease: A rare genetic disorder is often misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease for men in their 50's. The disease Fragile X...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many patients with bipolar seek help from their physician, rather than a...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see ...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or misdiagnosis of...read more »

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Conductive hearing loss: Related Rare Diseases

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Conductive hearing loss: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Causes of Conductive hearing loss listed in Disease Database:

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Article Excerpts about Conductive hearing loss

Conductive hearing loss happens in some older people when the sounds that are carried from the ear drums (tympanic membrane) to the inner ear are blocked. Ear wax in the ear canal, fluid in the middle ear, abnormal bone growth, or a middle ear infection can cause this loss. (Source: excerpt from Hearing and Older People -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Definitions of Conductive hearing loss:

Involves lesions of the external and middle ear resulting in malconduction of airborne sound.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Involves lesions of the external and middle ear resulting in malconduction of airborne sound.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Conductive hearing loss

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How Common are these Causes of Conductive hearing loss?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Conductive hearing loss. Of the 83 causes of Conductive hearing loss that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 77 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Conductive hearing loss:

The following list of conditions have 'Conductive hearing loss' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Conductive hearing loss:

The following list of medical conditions have Conductive hearing loss or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Conductive hearing loss?

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What are the alternative names for Conductive hearing loss:

Conduction deafness, Conductive deafness
- (Source - Diseases Database)

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Medical Conditions associated with Conductive hearing loss:

Hearing impairment (1010 causes), Ear symptoms (1999 causes), Hearing symptoms (1100 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Deafness (1048 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes), Face symptoms (8109 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes)

Symptoms related to Conductive hearing loss:

Hearing loss (271 causes), Deafness (1048 causes), Hearing voices (7 causes), Buzzing in ears (31 causes), Tympanic membrane, Otitis externa (10 causes), Otitis media, Cerumen, Ear ossicles, Trauma

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