What is Hearing Tests?

Category: Procedures


A hearing (audiometric) test is part of an ear examination that evaluates a person's ability to hear by measuring the ability of sound to reach the brain.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hearing problems 5 0
Hearing loss 3 0
Ringing in ears (tinnitus) 2 0
Diagnostic assessment 1 0
General health 1 0
Itchy ears 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hearing Tests

Side effect Patients
Ringing in ears (tinnitus) 1


Based on patients currently having Hearing Tests

Dosage Patients
one time 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hearing Tests.