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is ringing in ears a symptom of ruptured eardrum

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
YES: And yes!
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your ENT...: ...If you haven't already. Depending on the size and type of perforation (hole) in the eardrum, your ENT may elect to do any office procedure to help ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dansie
16 years experience Family Medicine
Take a decongestant: Taking a decongestant can help decrease the fluid located behind the ear drum. One of the best decongestants and Pseudoephedrine which can be obtained ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Ronald Ward
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ear: Does not matter which side. You must keep the ear dry, with exception of prescribed ear drops if any. No smoking,
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Rickert
17 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Can be related: An ear infection is when there is a infection either behind the ear drum or in the ear canal. An acute ruptured eardrum is typically due to an ear inf ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Please, avoid putting anything in that ear except a cotton plug and see an ENT asap or go to ER/urgent care, good luck
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Ear trauma: You should consult an ENT specialist for evaluation Nd treatment
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel See
Dr. Joel See answered
19 years experience Pain Management
Good thought: Yes, it could happen, any primary care doctor can take a look and tell you the answer right away.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
20 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Outer ear infection: Keep water out of your ear while it heals. Use antibiotic ear drops. Make sure the ear drops go in. Let drops soak in for at least five minutes. Avoid ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Go to ENT.: It would be best to go to your ent. Your pcp may send to to the ENT anyway. I see that you are also on antibiotic so you are covered for now , at leas ... Read More
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