Sensorineural Hearing Loss causes
Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Causes could include:

  • A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure usually performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The procedure is sometimes referred to as a spinal tap.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Meningitis is an inflammation of the membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord. It may cause headache and fever in teens and adults, irritability in babies, and trouble breathing in young children.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Otosclerosis is a bone disease that affects the middle and inner ear. Abnormal bone growth develops around the stapes bone (the innermost bone of the middle ear) in the ear and causes hearing loss. Most people that have otosclerosis start to lose ...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Acoustic trauma is an injury to the inner ear that is often caused by exposure to a high decibel noise. This injury can be related to a single very loud noise or by exposure to a lower decibel noise over a long period of time. Some injuries to the...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Measles is a very contagious infection of the respiratory system. One of its several symptoms is a sore or swollen throat.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A middle ear infection (otitis media) occurs when the area behind the eardrum becomes inflamed and fluid filled as a result of an infection or allergies. The condition is most common in children. It can cause pain, fever, balance loss, and more.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Meniere's disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes vertigo, hearing problems, and a ringing sound. It's thought to be caused by changes in the fluid of the inner ear, and usually only affects one ear.
    Source:HLCMS
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