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Causes of Deafness

Causes of Deafness

Deafness has many causes, including, but not limited to ear infections, trauma, prolonged exposure to loud noise, certain medications, congenital birth defects, heredity and aging.

List of causes of Deafness

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Deafness) that could possibly cause Deafness includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Deafness

Causes of Deafness (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Deafness that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Deafness: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Deafness, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Deafness:

Deafness: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Deafness: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Deafness:

Causes of Broader Categories of Deafness: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Deafness as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Deafness as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Deafness. Our database lists the following as having Deafness as a complication of that condition:

Deafness as a symptom:

Conditions listing Deafness as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Deafness. Our database lists the following as having Deafness as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Deafness:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Deafness as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Medical news summaries relating to Deafness:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Deafness:

Related information on causes of Deafness:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Deafness may be found in:


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