Hearing Loss (cont.)
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You can prevent some types of hearing loss.
Preventing noise-related hearing loss
Being exposed to loud noise over and over is one of the most common causes of permanent hearing loss. It usually develops slowly and without pain or other symptoms, and you may not notice that you have hearing loss until it is severe.
Be sure your child has regular hearing exams and follows the suggestions below to prevent hearing loss.
Steps you can take to lower your risk of noise-induced hearing loss include the following:
Preventing other causes of hearing loss
To lower your risk of other types of hearing loss:
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