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is it a bad idea to fly with a perforated eardrum?

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Dr. Ravi Samy
Dr. Ravi Samy answered
26 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Should be ok: You are probably ok to fly. See an otologist. You need a hearing test. Stay on dry ear precautions. Your perforation is perhaps a sign of eustachian tube dysfunction. Make sure your other ear is not at risk of this as well.
Answered on Aug 13, 2012
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