Common Symptoms

of Hearing Loss

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  • Muffled quality of speech and other sounds
  • Difficulty understanding words, especially against background noise or in a crowd
  • Asking others to speak more slowly, clearly and loudly
  • Needing to turn up the volume of the television or radio Avoidance of some social settings
  • Missing common sounds like the phone or a doorbell


  • Conversations in busy restaurants can become difficult
  • Talking on the phone can be annoying
  • One begins to withdraw from conversations
  • Speech can be delayed for a child

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Reading and Writing

  • Poor School Performance