A 36-year-old female asked:
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i am quite sure that i have ruptured my eardrum after dealing with a sinus infection and constant (but gentle) nose-blowing. what can i do at home?

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Nothing: See an ear (ENT) DR
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Rupture: Typically, no specific treatment is needed for a ruptured eardrum; the vast majority of ruptured eardrums heal within three months. That being said, you should see your regular doctor to verify the diagnosis.
Answered on Feb 7, 2015
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
like I said
Feb 7, 2015

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