Hearing Loss - Causes

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Published: January 31

I was a Weapons Specialists in the US Army during the war in Viet Nam. I ruptured my ear drum while firing mortars. I was 19 years old in 1968. I am 63 now. My hearing is substandard..

Published: July 31

Two days after receiving Tdap vaccine lost my hearing, same thing happened to my friend. Prednisone did not help her, but perhaps she waited too long. I went to the doctor in less than a week so hope prednisone works..


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