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Dr. Mark Sacher
33 years experience Pain Management
Yes: Can be very painful.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See below: See if it heals spontaneously, or surgically repair it.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
24 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Perforated ear drum: Ear drum perforations are treated socially with tympanoplasty. Have your ear evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mann
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Perforated drum: It isnt usually dangerous. A hole, depending on size and location can affect hearing. It can also allow infection to get into the middle ear, theref ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: As a matter of fact, it will be easier to fly with that ear because one would not have to equalize pressure in it. The caveat is that you are the pa ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lewis
51 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes: May effect your hearing in that ear, but no problems with singing.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 years experience Family Medicine
Ruptured ear drums: After care for ruptured ear drums includes: tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain, antibiotics if an infection caused the rupture, avoidance ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Giddings
39 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Drainage: Acute perforation of the tympanic membrane from infection will always be accompanied by drainage. If the perforation has been present for a long time ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Levine
40 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Most heal in 3 weeks: Those that do not heal withing 3 weeks should be evaluated by an ent. There is plenty we can do to fix eardrums.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Samy
Dr. Ravi Samy answered
26 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing loss: Typically, an ear drum perforation causes hearing loss, tinnitus, fullness/pressure. It can also cause discharge from the ear if it is infected. ... Read More
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