A 41-year-old member asked:
how long should it take to regain hearing after having a ruptured eardrum?
1 doctor answer
Dr. David Astrachan answered
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
4 to 6 weeks: If the only reason you lost hearing is because of the hole in your eardrum, it will take 4 to 6 weeks in most cases for the hole to close on its own. If other damage occurred to your ear besides the eardrum then obviously closing the hole won't make all the difference. Hopefully you have seen an ENT doctor and have had an evaluation.
Answered on May 23, 2018
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