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Anyone have this happening?
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Hello @2413273, welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. I had not heard of hearing being attacked by an autoimmune disease but a little searching confirmed that it can happen. Here's what I found on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website.
Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease
Are you able to share a little more about your diagnosis or symptoms?
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HAVE BEEN WONDERING ABOUT MY EARS 👂 I DO HAVE AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE THROID – GRAVES MY EYES ARE AFFECTED DOUBLE VISION IS A MAJOR PROBLEM I WISH I COULD FIND A SPECIALIST WHO WORKS WITH GRAVES DISEASE AFFECTING THE EYES.WHO COULD ADVISE ME HOW TO HANDLE THIS DOUBLE VISION I HAVE TO CLOSE ONE EYE TO ONLY SEE ONE THING AND CANNOT DRIVE 🙏 THANKS TERESA
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@quiteachiver75 here is an article I found on the American Academy of Ophthamology site.
I am having trouble with double vision and have Graves' disease. What can I do?
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@quieteachiver75. welcome to our group as John said What has your ophthalmologist said ? John is a world of knowledge read the articles hopefully they will help Research is the name of the game for us at older ages Be your own advocate
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MANY THANKS FOR THE WEBSITE I FOUND INFORMATION I DIDNT KNOW ABOUT. TERESA
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@2413273 Even though this condition is said to be one of the rarest of those who experience hearing loss (< 1%), you are not alone. I have been dealing with this for about two and a half years, although I wasn't diagnosed until the end of last year.
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