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Think my hearing is deteriorating. Can I just walk into Boots and buy a hearing aid?
i finally started using proper earplugs though, bout 10 years too late
my hearing is proper borked
You need to get a referral to an audiologist and get your frequencies tested. I'm currently going through all this for my tinnitus
i am deaf in my left ear almost unilaterally, and it is bad in my right ear. ican't hear conversation when there's white noise of any type in the background, so i struggle in pubs, in the car, or on planes.
i am going to be basically deaf by the time i am forty, they say. which is poor. :(
I had ear problems, went to the doctor and got an ENT referral where they'll probably do a hearing test on you. Luckily mine's fine and there was nothing wrong with my ears in the end but it was quite reassuring to have the test.
Sorry to hear about your situation.
Normally I'd get this looked at but my flat is single glazed and the wail of seagulls and foxes can be easily blocked by rolling onto my left side.