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Hearing loss in one ear

Conditions

Acoustic neuroma

An acoustic neuroma is a benign non-cancerous growth, or tumour, in the brain.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Hearing loss in one ear
  • Noises in ear
  • Sensation of room spinning
  • Numbness or tingling on one side of body
  • Weakness of one side of the body

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Acoustic neuroma.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Mastoiditis

Mastoiditis is an uncommon bacterial infection of the mastoid bone behind the ear.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Swelling or pain behind ear
  • Ear pain
  • High temperature
  • Feeling irritable
  • Discharge from ear

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Mastoiditis.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Ménière's disease

Ménière's disease is a rare disorder that affects the inner ear.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Sensation of room spinning
  • Ears feel blocked
  • Hearing loss in one ear
  • Noises in ear
  • Lightheaded or feeling dizzy

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Ménière's disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Nasopharyngeal cancer

Nasopharyngeal cancer is cancer that affects the nasopharynx.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Nose bleeding
  • Swollen glands in neck
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Swollen neck
  • Hearing loss in one ear

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Nasopharyngeal cancer.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Otitis media

Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear common in younger children.

Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Ear pain
  • High temperature
  • Hearing loss in one ear
  • Headache
  • Noises in ear

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Otitis media.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Important: Our website provides useful information but is not a substitute for medical advice. You should always seek the advice of your doctor when making decisions about your health.

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