What are the signs of hearing loss?

"What are the signs of hearing loss?" I am asked this question often, stated the press release. "How do I know if I need to have my hearing checked? The signs of hearing loss can be subtle and emerge slowly, this is more common with noise-induced or age-related hearing loss; or they can be significant and come on suddenly; a sudden hearing loss may be an indication of a more serious underlying medical condition. Either way, there are common indications. A person should suspect hearing loss if they experience any of the signs below.

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