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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Can pressure on a plane cause permanent hearing loss?

    I have lost all hearing in one ear- happened on an overseas flight- does the pressure of the plane cause this damage the ear or is it just viral.
    I am planning another trip and am worried about the other ear
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    Dr David McIntosh

    Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon

    David McIntosh is an Australian trained ENT surgeon with international experience. His areas of interest are paediatrics, nose and sinus disease, and providing access to … View Profile

    There are many reasons for hearing loss but sudden loss in one ear should be assessed by an ENT specialist. 

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