I lost hearing in my left ear and dismissed it as another episode of earwax blockage - it was accompanied by a feeling of fullness in the ear. A few days later I had that checked and no earwax was found. I then contacted my doctor, at this point around 5 days had elapsed, who diagnosed eustachian tube blockage which would clear up within 2 weeks. After 3 weeks I sort the advice of a ENT and I was diagnosed with SSHL. No treatment was offered and all I was told was that it might return but there was nothing that code be done.
I later saw another ENT, and by this time I had done my research and around 40 days had elapsed, and I asked him if he would try treatment with steroids - even though I knew the chances would be slim - he refused saying that there would “no point”.
I’m waiting to see if hearing aids will give me any useful hearing back. So, that’s the back-story but I noticed that if I tap my ear I can hear a resonant squelching sound. I’ve never seen this mentioned in anything I’ve read about SSHL.
Has anyone experienced anything similar to this?