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Looking for research data for amount of hearing loss resulting from otitis media with effusion (OME)

I'm looking for some research data for the amount of hearing loss resulting from otitis media with effusion (OME), or glue ear, or fluid in the middle ear. The typical answer I read is "20-30dB" but ...
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Why Do Ears Ache After Using Earmuffs [closed]

After wearing earmuffs for noise protection, it seems like my ears will ache for five minutes or so. It seems to be coming from the eardrum, but it's hard for me to really pinpoint this. When I wear ...