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Child listens to music everyday. Can hearing be regained by not using headphones?

Hi Dr. Samuel, I am 13 years old, and I have a question about hearing . I do listen to music everyday, sometimes a little to loud, and I have come to realize that I am starting to worry about my hearing. I do eat healthy, I am not a picky eater, I eat vegetables everyday. And I was wondering(just to make my stop worrying) if you could somehow gain some hearing by stop listening to music with my headphones for a month, and somehow gain some hearing, and be back to normal.
Asked On : Fri, 9 Nov 2012
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hello dear, first you have to ascertain if you have any hearing loss or you are worried just for nothing. first you should have your hearing assessed by a ENT specialist, and if you think you have some hearing problem it can be just ear wax. so first visit a ENT doctor before you start worrying about your hearing. but i must say, you ve come across with a very noble idea in your mind about abandoning the use of head phone for a month. you can use your head phone for listening to music but it can really hurt your eardrums if you listen too loud a music. so keep volume low and you can enjoy your fav. music even with earphones. bye take care
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