How common is conductive hearing loss?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
Conductive hearing loss is common. The most common causes for conductive hearing loss are build-up of earwax secretions and ear infection, especially among children. Conductive hearing loss is can easily affect those who secrete larger amounts of earwax than normal, and those who suffer from recurrent ear infections. Thankfully, most of the time conductive hearing loss is relatively easy to treat.

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