Sudden Hearing Loss
Seek Immediate Attention from Our Manhattan Audiologist
The sudden loss of your hearing is a serious condition, and we understand that the experience of rapidly losing hearing is frightening. This condition is often caused by a viral infection attacking the inner ear nerve and is sometimes treated as a casual ear infection. If you are experiencing this type of hearing loss, it is essential to seek immediate attention from an experienced physician. Visit Neil M. Sperling, M.D. at the NY Hearing and Balance Center as soon as possible if you think you’re going through sudden hearing loss. With speedy evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment by leading New York City audiologists, you will have a significantly increased chance for improvement. Conversely, delayed treatment may result in serious consequences such as permanent hearing loss. Several highly effective treatment options are available if you do not delay in seeking treatment.
Some of the symptoms of sudden hearing loss include:
- Sudden Tinnitus or ear ringing
- A feeling of fullness in the ear
- Deafness over a period of a few days
- Sudden balance problems like vertigo and dizziness