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Glossary for Reduced hearing

Medical terms related to Reduced hearing or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acoustic neuroma: A rare benign tumor that forms in the hearing canal. Can cause tinnitus, progressive hearing loss, headaches, facial numbness, papilledema, dizziness and an unsteady walk. Speaking and swallowing difficulty can occur in advanced stages. Also called acoustic neurilemoma, acoustic neurinoma and acoustic neurofibroma.
  • Barotrauma: Damage to the lungs, ear or sinuses caused by rapid or extreme changes in air pressure.
  • Body symptoms: Symptoms affecting the entire body features.
  • Brain symptoms: Symptoms affecting the brain
  • Cholesteatoma: Uncommon middle ear condition
  • Common symptoms: The most common symptoms
  • Conductive deafness: Any hearing loss or impairment caused by a defect in part of the ear that conducts sound.
  • Deafness: Partial or complete hearing loss
  • Ear foreign body: Having a "foreign body" stuck inside the ear
  • Ear infection: Infection of the ear - may involve the middle and inner ear.
  • Ear symptoms: Symptoms affecting the ear or hearing
  • Ear wax: Buildup of wax (cerumen) inside the ear canal
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Glue ear: A condition which affects the ear and is characterized by a chronic accumulation of the fluid leading to a loss of hearing
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Hearing Impairment: Impaired ability to hear.
  • Hearing impairment: Impaired ability to hear.
  • Hearing loss: The loss of part or all of ones ability to hear
  • Hearing symptoms: Problems with the ear's hearing ability
  • Hearing voices: Hearing voices as a type of hallucination
  • Leukodystrophy: A very rare group of metabolic diseases where chemical anomalies affect the development or maintenance of the protective coating around nerves (myelin sheath). The brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves may be involved. The range and severity of symptoms is determined by the chemical involved but one of the main symptoms for all the leukodystrophies is a gradual loss of previously acquired mental or physical skills.
  • Meningitis: Infection of the membrane around the brain (as a symptom)
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Neurological symptoms: Any symptoms that are caused by neurological conditions
  • Otitis externa: Infection of the outer ear canal
  • Otosclerosis: Genetic ear bone disorder
  • Paget's disease of bone: A chronic, slowly progressing bone disorder where the bone is destroyed rapidly and replaced by abnormal bone which is dense and fragile.
  • Pain: Any type of pain sensation symptoms.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Sensorineural deafness: A condition which is characterized by hearing loss or impairment due to a problem with the cochlear or the acoustic nerve
  • Sensory symptoms: Symptoms affecting the sensory systems.
  • Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Reduced hearing:

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