Hearing Loss Symptoms
Some of the earliest signs and symptoms of hearing loss are:
- Ask others to repeat what they say.
- Always tired or stressed, having to concentrate while listening.
- Withdraw from the conversation.
- Difficulty hearing the phone ring or doorbell.
- Avoid some social situations.
- The difficulty of hearing other people’s speech clearly, especially when discussing with many people or in crowds.
- Difficulty listening to consonants
- Listening to music or watching television with louder volume than others.
- Difficulty determining the direction of the sound source.
The symptoms of hearing loss in infants and children differ slightly from that of adults. Some of the symptoms of hearing loss in infants and children are:
- Not surprised when heard loud voice.
- For babies under 4 months, do not turn towards the sound source.
- Can not mention a word at the age of one year.
- Realize the presence of someone when he sees it, but is indifferent when called his name.
- Slow when learning to speak or not clear when talking.
- Answering does not match the question.
- Often speaking loudly or adjusting the TV volume aloud.
- Paying attention to others to imitate something ordered, because he did not hear anything instructed.
Immediately consult a doctor if you experience any of the above symptoms.