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Are there medications to treat post-lingual deafness?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner
There are currently no medications to treat post-lingual deafness. Infections and illnesses that can cause post-lingual hearing loss may be treated with anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics or antivirals. A doctor may recommend stopping medication, such as chemotherapy and some antibiotics that are linked to post-lingual deafness, if you start to exhibit symptoms of post-lingual deafness.

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