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What should you do if your hearing aid has a weak or dull sound quality?

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If you’ve already been wearing your hearing aids at your prescribed level, and the sound becomes dull, put in a fresh battery. If that doesn’t help, check the opening where the sound comes out. Remove visible debris with your cleaning tool and change your wax filters. If you have tubing, it may need to be changed.

SOURCES:

Audiology Online: “When Hearing Aids Cause Itchy Ears, What Can Be Done?”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: “Daily Care and Troubleshooting Tips for Hearing Aids.”

American Academy of Audiology: “Audiogram of Familiar Sounds.”

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia on August 1, 2019

SOURCES:

Audiology Online: “When Hearing Aids Cause Itchy Ears, What Can Be Done?”

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association: “Daily Care and Troubleshooting Tips for Hearing Aids.”

American Academy of Audiology: “Audiogram of Familiar Sounds.”

Reviewed by Shelley A. Borgia on August 1, 2019

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