Answer the following questions to check for hearing loss and see whether you need to have your hearing checked by your doctor or hearing specialist.
Total your "Yes" answers:
If you have 0 to 2 "Yes" answers, your hearing probably is good. Take the test again in a few months, especially if you are routinely exposed to loud noises.
If you have 3 or more "Yes" answers, you may have some hearing loss and may want to see a health professional for a hearing evaluation.
[Adapted from the U.S. National Institute on Deafness and Other Communicative Disorders1]
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