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When to go for a hearing test ?


Infants :

Newborn Hearing Screening : A two stage screening protocol {with otoacoustic emission (OAE) as the first screen, followed by auditory brainstem response (ABR) for those who fail the first screen} is followed for Newborn Hearing Screening in the current scenario.

Even if the baby passes newborn hearing screening, observe him/her for the following behaviors. If these behaviors are not exhibited by your baby, get his/her hearing tested by a qualified hearing health care professional.

Birth to 3 months :

Your child may ;

3 to 6 Months :

Your child may ;

6 to 12 months :

Your child may ;


Toddlers and school going children

If your answer is ‘YES’ for any one of the following questions, get your child’s hearing tested as soon as possible, by a qualified hearing health care professional.


Adults

If your answer is ‘YES’ for any one of the following questions, get your hearing tested as soon as possible, by a qualified hearing health care professional.

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