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A 35-year-old female asked:

My child's head banged against my ear. pain & loss in hearing in both. doc said there's small hole in ear drum and trauma & injury. tips for healing?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Will heal on its own: provided that there's no other problem and external ear canal is kept water tight, (no swimming for now). Keep the follow up with your doctor / ENT specialist, best wishes

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