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I have been diagnosed with ETD but I have had it week now

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I have been diagnosed with ETD but I have had it for i week now and I am totally deaf! Is that normal? Christine
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Bray, MD replied 1 year ago.


Eustacian tube dysfunction should not leave you totally deaf that is not may have fluid collect in the middle ear space due to Eustacian tube dysfunction and the fluid may cause serous otitis of the middle ear . This could reflduce hearing -- so yes in this aspect .

I would advise further follow up evaluation by ENT specialist in your case ..

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Anthony Bray MD