Symptom: Hearing impairment


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Hearing impairment: Impaired ability to hear.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Hearing impairment:
  • Possible causes of symptom: Hearing impairment (38 conditions)
  • Medications or substances causing symptom: Hearing impairment (3 listings)
  • Medical conditions causing symptom: Hearing impairment (47 conditions)
  • Medical conditions causing complication: Hearing impairment (29 conditions)

  • Disease information: see also Hearing impairment condition information
    Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:

    Types of Hearing impairment: deafness (47)
    Symptoms related to Hearing impairment: sensitive hearing (8), ear sounds (16), tinnitus (16)
    Hearing impairment type of: Hearing symptoms (49), Deafness (47), Ear symptoms (75), Nerve symptoms (207), Sensations (211)
    Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions

    Possible causes of symptom: Hearing impairment: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hearing impairment as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

    Medications or substances causing Hearing impairment: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Hearing impairment as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

    Conditions listing symptoms: Hearing impairment: The following list of conditions have 'Hearing impairment' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acoustic Neurinoma ... gradual hearing loss, loss of hearing in one ear
  • Aging ... hearing loss
  • Anencephaly ... deafness
  • Autism ... appears deaf at times

    B

  • Barotitis Media ... hearing loss
  • Brain cancer ... hearing problems

    C

  • Canavan disease ... hearing loss
  • Carbon monoxide poisoning ... loss of hearing
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disorder ... hearing loss
  • Chiari Malformation ... deafness
  • Cholesteatoma ... progressive hearing loss
  • Classic childhood ALD ... deafness
  • Coffin-Lowry syndrome ... hearing impairment
  • Congenital Toxoplasmosis ... hearing loss

    D

  • Deafness ... hearing impairment, deafness

    E

  • Ear foreign body ... loss of hearing in one hear, reduced hearing
  • Ear wax ... hearing loss, reduced hearing
  • Epilepsy ... changed hearing

    F

  • Fetal alcohol syndrome ... hearing impairment

    G

  • Glue ear ... partial hearing loss, hearing loss during upper respiratory infections, intermittent hearing loss, hearing deterioration

    H

  • Hearing Impairment ... hearing loss
  • Herpes zoster oticus ... hearing loss
  • Hydranencephaly ... deafness

    I

  • Infantile Refsum Disease ... hearing impairments

    J

  • Jaw conditions ... hearing problems

    K

  • Kearns-Sayre Syndrome ... hearing loss

    L

  • Labrynthitis ... partial hearing loss, hearing loss, deafness
  • Lead poisoning ... Hearing problems

    M

  • Middle ear infection ... Hearing loss
  • Mitochondrial diseases ... deafness
  • Mobius syndrome ... hearing problems
  • Mucopolysaccharidosis II ... progressive deafness
  • Myxedema ... hearing impairment, deafness
  • Ménière's disease ... hearing loss (episodic), progressive hearing loss

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... hearing loss
  • Niemann-Pick disease ... progressive hearing loss
  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss ... Inability to hear high-pitched sounds, Hearing loss, Gradual hearing loss

    O

  • Otitis externa ... reduced hearing
  • Otosclerosis ... hearing problems during pregnancy, progressive hearing loss

    P

  • Paget's disease of bone ... hearing loss
  • Perforated eardrum ... sudden deafness
  • Presbycusis ... Dificulty hearing with background noise, Inability to hear high-pitched sounds, Hearing loss, Difficulty hearing some speech

    R

  • Refsum Disease ... impaired hearing

    T

  • Tay Sachs ... deafness
  • Toxoplasmosis ... hearing problems

    U

  • Usher Syndrome ... Hearing impairment

    W

  • Wegener's granulomatosis ... hearing loss
    Conditions listing complications: Hearing impairment: The following list of conditions have 'Hearing impairment' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    A

  • Acoustic Neurinoma ... hearing impairment
  • Adenoiditis ... deafness

    B

  • Birth Injury ... Deafness
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia ... hearing problems

    C

  • Cholesteatoma ... permanent hearing loss, hearing loss, deafness

    D

  • Down Syndrome ... conductive hearing loss
  • Drug-resistant Streptococcus Pneumoniae Disease ... Hearing impairment

    F

  • Fungal meningitis ... hearing loss

    G

  • Glue ear ... hearing loss

    H

  • Herpes zoster oticus ... permanent hearing loss
  • Hydrocephalus ... hearing loss

    I

  • Infant Cytomegalic virus ... deafness, progressive deafness

    L

  • Labrynthitis ... hearing impairment
  • Lassa fever ... deafness, Sensorineural deafness
  • Lead poisoning ... Hearing problems
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... Nerve deafness

    M

  • Measles ... deafness
  • Meningitis ... permanent hearing loss
  • Meningococcal disease ... permanent deafness
  • Middle ear infection ... Hearing impairment, Deafness

    N

  • Neurofibromatosis-2 ... Hearing impairment
  • Noise-Induced Hearing Loss ... Permanent hearing loss, Deafness

    O

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta ... hearing loss, deafness

    P

  • Presbycusis ... Hearing loss

    R

  • Rocky Mountain spotted fever ... hearing loss

    S

  • Stroke ... hearing problems

    U

  • Usher Syndrome ... Deafness

    W

  • Wegener's granulomatosis ... hearing loss
  • Wolfram's disease ... Deafness

    Related medical articles for Hearing Impairment:
  • Introduction: Hearing Impairment
  • Basic Summary for Hearing Impairment
  • Types of Hearing Impairment
  • Symptoms of Hearing Impairment
  • Complications of Hearing Impairment
  • Treatments for Hearing Impairment


    Last revised: Nov 21, 2003

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