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otosclerosis
 

Otosclerosis is an abnormal bone growth in the middle ear that causes hearing loss.

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

 

  • hearing loss
  • slowing hearing loss that continues to get worse
  • hearing may be better in noisy environments than quiet areas
  • ringing in the ears
 
Causes

Causes may include:

 

  • heredity
 
Treatments

Treatment may include:

 

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