A 45-year-old member asked:
how dangerous is a perforated eardrum?
1 doctor answer
Dr. David Mann answered
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, therefore keep ear dry. Perforations from injuries will often heal without surgery. You need to be checked by ent.
Answered on Dec 31, 2018
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