Q: What type of hearing loss makes sound lateralize to the affected ear during the Weber test or when the patient hums?
A: In conductive hearing loss, sound lateralizes to the affected ear during the Weber test or when the patient hums.
Q: What bedside procedure can cause a transient bilateral sudden sensorineural hearing loss?
A: Transient bilateral sudden sensorineural hearing loss may result from a sudden drop in intracranial pressure, which can occur during a spinal tap.
New England Journal of Medicine - Vol. 359, No. 8, August 21, 2008