The most common age for temporary hearing loss is during that same precious time when the miracle of language development is unfolding. The most common cause for temporary hearing loss is the fluid in the middle ear space associated with ear infections. On average, fluid lingers for 3 weeks following an ear infection, but it can remain for months.
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When I wash my 3 month old baby's hair, I usually get soap and water in his ears. Will this cause an ear infection? What causes an ear infection?