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How is otosclerosis diagnosed?

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If you notice you have trouble hearing, see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, and throat doctor). He'll look closely at your ear, test your hearing, and ask about your family health history. In some cases, he may recommend a computerized tomography (CT) scan. Several X-rays are taken at different angles and put together to make a more detailed image.

From: What Is Otosclerosis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "Otosclerosis."

American Academy of Otolaryngology: "What You Should Know About Otosclerosis."

American Hearing Research Foundation: "Otosclerosis."

Reviewed by William Blahd on January 25, 2017

SOURCES:

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders: "Otosclerosis."

American Academy of Otolaryngology: "What You Should Know About Otosclerosis."

American Hearing Research Foundation: "Otosclerosis."

Reviewed by William Blahd on January 25, 2017

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