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Other Names for this Disease
  • Low tolerance to sound
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Tests & Diagnosis

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What type of evaluation might be initially performed on a person with hyperacusis?

Patients with hyperacusis typically first receive an otolaryngologic exam and hearing testing.[1]
Last updated: 4/30/2013

  1. Andersson G, Juris L, Kaldo V, Baguley DM, Larsen HC, Ekselius L. Hyperacusis – an unexplored field. Cognitive behavior therapy can relieve problems in auditory intolerance, a condition with many questions. Lakartidningen. 2005 Oct 31-Nov 6; 102(44):320-2; Accessed 4/30/2013.