A 22-year-old male asked:
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i have an infection that caused my eardrum to rupture. is it safe to use earphones while it's still healing?

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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Ruptured eardrum: I don't think that is a good idea but you must speak to an Ear specialist!
Answered on Sep 10, 2017

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