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http://www.noiseaddicts.com/2009/03/can-you-hear-this-hearing-test/

On the whole topic of hearing reduction vs. age vs. situation, I found this site that you can play a bunch of different frequencies to see where you can't hear anything anymore. I can hear up to 17kHz, which isn't bad for being 25 years old and having taught high school/middle school band for 3 years.

I'm curious to see what people's results are. Do post your results below.

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I can hear up to 19K. I'm 25.

That kinda surprises me cause I always have my headphones blasting whenever I work on music. I thought I would be deaf by now.

Also, for some reason I started feeling kinda strange when I was listening to 17K. I cant explain it, but the sound was bothering me.

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I'm a little confused because I can hear some of them but not others. @_@

Tones I can hear (in my right ear atleast, I don't think I can hear more than 8kHz in my left ear, I certainly can't feel any more than that)

8kHz

15kHz

16kHz*

17kHz (this one makes my toes want to curl up it's painful)

18kHz*

21kHz*

22kHz

*unsure if I can hear them or not sometimes I can sometimes I can't?

I don't know how this is possible from being in band (and having to sit infront of those infernal percussionists most of the time) My ears even ring constantly, but I can still pick out up to 22 kHz.

Oh and I'm 23

Another edit: Oh guys I would caution against cranking up the volume to try to hear these if you're not sure you can. Because even if you can't perceive the sound coming out the sound is still there, and it can permanently damage your ears.

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This is rather strange.

I heard, 8, 10 and 12 piercingly clearly. However, I hear nothing from 14 to 17, then I can hear 18 a bit, then not 19, then I can hear 20 to 22.

I've had tinnitus (ringing in ears) since my earliest memories around the age of 3 or 4 years old, so I imagine that's the cause behind this.

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