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Man Developed Permanent Hearing Loss After Contracting Coronavirus – IFLScience

The first reported case of a UK patient experiencing sudden hearing loss after contracting Covid-19 has been reported in BMJ Case Reports. The 45-year-old

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The first reported case of a UK patient experiencing sudden hearing loss after contracting Covid-19 has been reported in BMJ Case Reports. The 45-year-old man now has permanent hearing loss after suspected damage to either the hearing nerve or the middle ear, or possibly both.
Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHNL) is characterized by a rapid hearing loss of at least 30dB within a few days. Viruses can cause SSHNL by triggering an immune response that either directly or indirectly damages th…

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