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How does inner ear decompression sickness affect my quality of life?

Inner ear decompression sickness (IEDCS) is a serious condition that affects scuba divers. If not treated properly, it can cause permanent hearing impairment, which may negatively impact your quality of life. The other symptoms of IEDCS - vertigo, nausea, vomiting, and sometimes tinnitus - are uncomfortable, but usually temporary.

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