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Doctor insights on: Bruised Eardrum Symptoms

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I was told that my eardrum is bruised by ENT, and can't afford ciprofloxin. What else would you prescribe? I'm worried, because I'm flying in 3wks!!

I was told that my eardrum is bruised by ENT, and can't afford ciprofloxin. What else would you prescribe? I'm worried, because I'm flying in 3wks!!

Notify ENT: There are cheaper generic options, let the ENT know about the cost issue to see if an alternative can be prescribed over the phone ...Read more

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I have mild ear pain in the left eardrum after being hit by a water jet a swimming pool. Bruised? Ruptured? Cautions?

I have mild ear pain in the left eardrum after being hit by a water jet a swimming pool. Bruised? Ruptured? Cautions?

Possible: Possible to have a simple "bruise" or a rupture Membrane. An exam is needed to tell you for sure. If ruptured, caution to avoid getting bacteria in the ear as you would be more at risk of getting a more serious infection. In fact if ruptured, it is recommended to use sterile Ear drops (usually for the eye) in the ear canal. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Jumped off high dive with nose plugged. Ears hurt severely when surfaced. Medic put drops in ears to help. Could ear drum be bruised or ruptured?

Jumped off high dive with nose plugged. Ears hurt severely when surfaced. Medic put drops in ears to help. Could ear drum be bruised or ruptured?

Age: This states that you are 12 years old. Please ask an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old to enter questions for you. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of a ruptured eardrum?

What are symptoms of a ruptured eardrum?

Hearing loss: The main symptom of a ruptured ear drum is hearing loss. Sometimes, if the ear is infected, you can also get discharge or drainage. Sometimes you can have noise in the ear (tinnitus). ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of a ruptured eardrum?

What are some symptoms of a ruptured eardrum?

Pain and drainage: Pain, drainage, and hearing loss are all associated with a ruptured ear drum. You should visit an ENT (ear nose & throat) physician for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What's the symptom for me to know if my perforated eardrum is healing or getting worse?

What's the symptom for me to know if my perforated eardrum is healing or getting worse?

Eardrum Perforation: The three best symptoms of a healed eardrum perforation are water tolerance in the shower, no whistle when you blow your nose, and hearing levels back to baseline.

The best way to know for sure is to have your doctor examine your ears. The ears have no "user modifiable" parts. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of perforated eardrums?

Hearing loss +: Discharge from the ear. Ear drum perforation is one of the complications of infections in the middle ear. The symptoms of otitis media include pain, fever, loss of hearing in the affected ear and on perforation of the ear drum discharge into the external auditory canal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a burst eardrum?

What are the symptoms of a burst eardrum?

Several: Initially pain, sometimes bleeding, fullness, pressure, and hearing loss. The size of the perforation and the extent of middle ear pathology need to be taken into account when considering what symptoms will occur. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a perforated eardrum?

What are the symptoms of a perforated eardrum?

Drainage: Acute perforation of the tympanic membrane from infection will always be accompanied by drainage. If the perforation has been present for a long time there may be hearing loss but a small perforation may have little in the way of symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms associated with a perforated eardrum?

What are the symptoms associated with a perforated eardrum?

Hearing loss +: Discharge from the ear. Ear drum perforation is one of the complications of infections in the middle ear. The symptoms of otitis media include pain, fever, loss of hearing in the affected ear and on perforation of the ear drum discharge into the external auditory canal. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of perforated eardrum? Can children get it as well?

What are the symptoms of perforated eardrum? Can children get it as well?

A perforated eardrum: Can occur when there is an ear infection with a lot of fluid/pus behind the eardrum. The pressure causes a small hole in the eardrum to develop (the perforation)and the fluid will drain out. The ear may feel better afterward. Trauma can also cause this (one reason why you shouldn't clean your ears or your child's with Q-tips (or other objects).Yes, can occur at any age & should be seen by a doctor. ...Read more

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Could mild eardrum damage fixed by itself? What are the symptoms?

Eardrum damage: Yes. Eardrum damage causes severe pain with or without bleeding. It can get infected as well if not diagnosed by a doctor. Small perforations tend to heal well. ...Read more

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I'm having problems with my ears. Some symptoms include a twitching eardrum, ringing, dizziness, pressure and hearing loss. What could be the cause?

I'm having problems with my ears. Some symptoms include a twitching eardrum, ringing, dizziness, pressure and hearing loss. What could be the cause?

See doctor: This sounds serious. You should see an otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat specialist) right away. If you cannot get into see a specialist right away, see a general doctor or go to the E.R. Right away. ...Read more

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Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this?

Infected pimple on forehead. Same side hard tender lump pea siz on face beside ear (drum area). Just appeared with onset of pimple. What is this?

Lymph node: The appearance of a swollen gland, or lymph node, is a sign your body's immune system is working well to clear up the infection. On the same side. Rest easy. ...Read more

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41 year-old woman having lupus-like symptoms, angioedema and low complement levels.....?

41 year-old woman having lupus-like symptoms, angioedema and low complement levels.....?

Lupus: This sounds like a diagnosis of lupus. Finish and additional work up and be seen by a rheumatologist and. Other needed sub specialist. All the best. ...Read more