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Common cold causing hearing loss

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • September 28, 2006
  • 02:08 AM

Hi, I had a virus recently, with the usual symptoms (fever, runny nose, etc.), and my ears got all blocked up and with earache. I also had sinus pain on the cheeks. Antibiotics cleared that all up quickly, but the feeling of my ears being all blocked up has remained, and I have lost a significant level of hearing in both ears. I'm told by my doctor that this will gradually clear up on its own. Does anyone know how accurate that is?

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