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Hyperacusis (sensitive hearing)

Contents for Sensitive hearing
  1. Introduction: Sensitive hearing
  2. Causes (23 conditions)
  3. Diagnostic Guides
  4. Diagnostic tests (9 listings)
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Sensitive hearing

Hyperacusis (sensitive hearing): Hyperacusis (sensitive hearing) is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

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Sensitive hearing (medical symptom): Overly sensitive hearing (hyperacusis) in one or both ears.

Causes of Sensitive hearing (Hyperacusis (sensitive hearing))

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Medical Textbook Extracts for Hyperacusis (sensitive hearing)

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DEAFNESS
(Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs)

... Is it unilateral or bilateral? Unilateral deafness may be due to local conditions such as wax, a foreign body, otitis media, or ruptured drum, or it may be due to neurologic ... DIAGNOSTIC WORKUP ... READ EXCERPTS »

TINNITUS
(Algorithmic Diagnosis of Symptoms and Signs)

... Is it subjective or objective? Objective tinnitus is unusual, but it may indicate glomus tumors, arteriovenous malformations, carotid stenosis, aneurysms, anemia, a patent ... DIAGNOSTIC WORKUP ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing Loss
(In a Page: Signs and Symptoms)

... Hearing loss affects about 10% of the U.S. population. Two broad categories of hearing loss exist, conductive and sensorineural. Conductive hearing loss results from any process that prevents sound from... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Tinnitus
(In a Page: Signs and Symptoms)

... Tinnitus is a perception of noise (usually ringing, buzzing, or hissing) in the ears, which may be constant or intermittent, temporary or permanent. The pitch and other characteristics of tinnitus should be... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Tinnitus
(In A Page: Pediatric Signs and Symptoms)

... Tinnitus is a ringing in the ears that is usually constant in pitch and volume and continues for a significant period of time. It can have a wide variety of causes, which requires a very detailed history and head/neck exam. ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing Loss – Acquired
(In A Page: Pediatric Signs and Symptoms)

... All patients with suspected hearing loss require formal audiologic testing to characterize the nature (conductive, sensorineural, mixed) and extent of the loss. Early treatment is essential, as is... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing Loss – Congenital
(In A Page: Pediatric Signs and Symptoms)

... About one-third to one-half of congenital hearing loss is genetic, of which 15–30% may be syndromic. Universal newborn hearing screening programs allow diagnosis, and thereby habilitation, of deaf children at a much younger age,... Differential Diagnosis ... Workup and Diagnosis ... Treatment ... READ EXCERPTS »

TINNITUS AND DEAFNESS
(Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care)

... If one dissects the anatomy of the external, middle, and internal ear one can obtain an excellent list of conditions to be considered in the differential diagnosis of tinnitus and deafness ( ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing loss
(Handbook of Signs & Symptoms (Third Edition))

... Affecting nearly 16 million Americans, hearing loss may be temporary or permanent and partial or complete. This common symptom may involve reception of low-, middle-, or high-frequency... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Tinnitus
(Handbook of Signs & Symptoms (Third Edition))

... Tinnitus literally means ringing in the ears; although many other abnormal sounds fall under this term. For example, tinnitus may be described as the sound of escaping air, running water, the inside of a seashell, or as a... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Deafness
(A Pocket Manual of Differential Diagnosis)

... Sensorineural (Inner Ear) Aging Prolonged exposure to loud noise Drugs    Salicylates ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing loss
(Professional Guide to Diseases (Eighth Edition))

... Hearing loss results from a mechanical or nervous impediment to the transmission of sound waves. The major forms of hearing loss are classified as conductive loss (interrupted passage of sound from the... Causes and incidence ... Signs and symptoms ... Diagnosis ... Treatment ... Special considerations ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing loss
(Professional Guide to Signs & Symptoms (Fifth Edition))

... Affecting nearly 16 million Americans, hearing loss may be temporary or permanent and partial or complete. This common symptom may involve reception of low-, middle-, or high-frequency tones. If the hearing... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Geriatric pointers ... Patient counseling ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Tinnitus
(Professional Guide to Signs & Symptoms (Fifth Edition))

... Tinnitus literally means ringing in the ears, but many other abnormal sounds fall under this term. For example, tinnitus may be described as the sound of escaping air, running water, or the inside of a... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Patient counseling ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing Loss
(The 10-Minute Diagnosis Manual: Symptoms and Signs in the Time-Limited Encounter)

... Mark Knudson Approximately 28 million Americans have hearing loss. Among individuals aged more than 65 years, 7% to 8% report hearing loss, yet close... Approach ... History ... Physical examination ... Testing ... Diagnostic assessment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Tinnitus
(The 10-Minute Diagnosis Manual: Symptoms and Signs in the Time-Limited Encounter)

... Sara Lynn Neal Tinnitus, which has been described as “ear noise,” consists of sounds heard by the patient with no sound source external to the head... Approach ... History ... Physical examination ... Testing ... Diagnostic assessment ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing Loss
(Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis)

... Differential Overview Sensorineural ❑ Presbyacusis ❑ Noise-induced loss ... Diagnostic Approach ... Clinical Findings ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Tinnitus
(Field Guide to Bedside Diagnosis)

... Differential Overview ❑ Impacted cerumen ❑ Otitis media ❑ Eustachian dysfunction ... Diagnostic Approach ... Clinical Findings ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing loss
(Handbook of Diseases)

... Loss of hearing results from a mechanical or nervous impediment to the transmission of sound waves. Hearing loss is classified into three major forms: ❑ Conductive loss is... Causes ... Signs and symptoms ... Diagnosis ... Treatment ... Special considerations ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing loss
(Signs & Symptoms: A 2-in-1 Reference for Nurses)

... Affecting nearly 16 million Americans, hearing loss may be temporary or permanent and partial or complete. This common symptom may involve reception of low-, middle-, or high-frequency tones. If... History ... Physical assessment ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Geriatric pointers ... Patient counseling ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Tinnitus
(Signs & Symptoms: A 2-in-1 Reference for Nurses)

... Tinnitus literally means ringing in the ears; although many other abnormal sounds fall under this term. For example, tinnitus may be described as the sound of escaping air, running water, or the inside of a seashell or as... History ... Physical assessment ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Special considerations ... Pediatric pointers ... Patient counseling ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing Loss and Deafness
(The Diagnostic Approach to Symptoms and Signs in Pediatrics)

... Hearingis the perception and interpretation of sound. Because normal hearing is importantin development of language and social interaction, moderate-to-severe... Principal Causes of Hearing Loss and Deafness ... Clinical Features and Diagnosis ... Diagnostic Approach ... Table 26.1. Indications of Possible Hearing Loss or Deafness ... References ... READ EXCERPTS »

Hearing loss
(Nursing: Interpreting Signs and Symptoms)

... Affecting nearly 16 million Americans, hearing loss may be temporary or permanent and partial or complete. This common symptom may involve reception of low-, middle-, or high-frequency tones. If the hearing loss... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Nursing considerations ... Patient teaching ... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

Tinnitus
(Nursing: Interpreting Signs and Symptoms)

... Tinnitus literally means ringing in the ears, although many other abnormal sounds fall under this term. For example, tinnitus may be described as the sound of escaping air, running water, the inside of a seashell, or as a... History and physical examination ... Medical causes ... Other causes ... Nursing considerations ... Patient teaching ... READ EXCERPTS »

TINNITUS AND DEAFNESS
(Differential Diagnosis in Primary Care)

... If one dissects the anatomy of the external, middle, and internal ear one can obtain an excellent list of conditions to be considered in the differential diagnosis of tinnitus... Pictures ... READ EXCERPTS »

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