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Can children grow out of noise-induced hearing loss?

Noise-induced hearing loss is caused by cell damage in the inner ear. Once they are damaged, these cells do not grow back, no matter how young or old you are. If a child experiences serious noise-induced hearing loss, the damage is likely permanent. Like adults with the same condition, they can cope with their loss by wearing hearing aids or other sound amplification devices.

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