What Does Conductive Hearing Loss Mean?

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What is conductive hearing loss?

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Conductive hearing loss is a mechanical problem with your ear. Sound has trouble moving from the outer ear to the eardrum and middle-ear bones. Medicine or surgery can help to cure. Causes include:
  • An ear infection;
  • A trauma;
  • A tumor;
  • Fluid in the ear;
  • An object in the ear such as earwax;
  • A hole in your eardrum.
Key word: conductive hearing loss