A 40-year-old member asked:
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how much hearing loss with a burst eardrum?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
About 20-40%: Depends on the size of perforation, also whether there is discharge.
Answered on Feb 14, 2013
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Dr. Michael Armstrong
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
30 dB: Usually less than 30 db for a smaller perforation. Most are repairable. See http://www.Richmondent.Com/ear-nose-throat/ears-hearing.Php.
Answered on Oct 14, 2016
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