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How do other illnesses affect conductive hearing impairment?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Sometimes, conductive hearing impairment is caused by other illnesses. Cholesteatoma, for example, is a condition which can cause blockage of the ear canal and lead to conductive hearing impairment. Conductive hearing impairment itself is not known to be responsible for other illnesses, though, and it is not responsible for increasing your susceptibility to other illnesses.

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