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Possible Hearing Disorder

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    Default Possible Hearing Disorder
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    Hello everyone. My physician has a patient that has sensitivity to sound. The patient is not deaf, just sensitive. What ICD 9 would I use?

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    Try reviewing 388.42...Exceptionally acute sense of hearing caused by such conditions as Bell's palsy; this term may also refer to painful sensitivity to sounds.

    or 388.10 ....Unspecified noise effects on inner ear .

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