Hearing Tests Directory
If you suspect hearing loss to be a problem, your doctor will perform tests to find out the cause. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about hearing tests, what the tests measure, what results mean, and much more.
Do I Need a Hearing Test? What Happens?
Hearing loss is common among adults and can be caught with a hearing test. Find out what happens during the test, how often they’re given and what follow-up may be needed.
Will My Baby Get a Hearing Test? What Happens?
Your newborn will get hearing tests. Find out what happens, what the results mean, and what to expect.
The Causes and Symptoms of Severe Hearing Loss
Does loud noise cause severe hearing loss? What about medical conditions? What you should know about the causes and symptoms of severe hearing loss.
How Well Do Newborns Hear?
Find out from WebMD how well newborns hear the world around them.
Living With Severe Hearing Loss
Dealing with severe hearing loss? A growing number of technologies and assistive devices are available to help you stay connected and communicate effectively. Learn about the latest options.
Coping with Hearing Loss
Hearing loss doesn’t just affect the elderly. Find out about hearing loss in people in their 40s and 50s.
Treating Childhood Hearing Loss
Growing up with impaired hearing can have devastating effects on a child's ability to speak and use language. But newly-available devices and treatments can prevent the worst of these complications -- if parents remain alert to warning signs and act quickly.
A simple test can tell you if your baby can hear all right, and make early, effective treatment possible.