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How can I treat tympanic membrane rupture?

How can I treat tympanic membrane rupture?

Time or surgery: 90% heal on their own in 90 days. If they have not healed by then, it is unlikely to ever heal on its own and will need repaired. The most important thing is to keep water and anything else out of the ear until you know the hole has closed. ...Read more

Dr. Alexander Gorup
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Perforated Eardrum (Definition)

Perforated eardrum is a tear in the ear drum. This can occur due to trauma, pressure trauma (a blast of air or water into the ear canal), or from an ear infection. Patients with a perforated eardrum may have reduced hearing and pain ...Read more


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Do a lot of people get tympanic membrane rupture?

Do a lot of people get tympanic membrane rupture?

Relatively uncommon: Most general ents will see less than a dozen new tympanic membrane ruptures per year, on average. ...Read more

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What do you recommend for tympanic membrane rupture?

Usually waiting: Usually tympanic ruptures will quickly heal on their own - if it persists then referral to an ENT surgeon may be in order. ...Read more

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How common is it for somebody to get tympanic membrane rupture?

How common is it for somebody to get tympanic membrane rupture?

Ear picking: People usually insert probes into the ear canal and that can do iy..Also untreated infection. ...Read more

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Eardrum ringing due to tympanic membrane rupture?

Eardrum ringing due to tympanic membrane rupture?

Usually separate: Issues. Ringing in the ears is due to abnormalities in the inner ear and the nervous system. Ear drum rupture is usually a complication of infection of the middle ear. ...Read more

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Eardrum is ringing. Does that mean I have a tympanic membrane rupture?

Eardrum is ringing. Does that mean I have a tympanic membrane rupture?

No: It doesn't mean you have a tympanic membrane rupture because your ear is ringing, although it is possible. Ringing in the ear can occur from a variety of reasons. Medication effects and nerve related hearing loss are two of the more common underlying causes of tinnitus (ringing in the ears). ...Read more

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Hi dr my mum 51 years old ..Her tympanic membrane (eardrum) is rupture from 10 years ago & now she suffer from discharge.. What she can do?

She needs ear drops: She needs medicated drops to help her drainage. If you have an ENT doctor, contact them for an appointment. She needs to have her ear cleaned out and medicated drops prescribed. Do not have her ear irrigated with water as this can lead to a worsening infection. ...Read more

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Hello sir, my mother can not hear properly because her tympanic membrane of both ear is damaged or ruptured fully.If you know any cure do tell me pleas?

Hello sir, my mother can not hear properly because her tympanic membrane of both ear is damaged or ruptured fully.If you know any cure do tell me pleas?

First: She can get evaluated by an ENT to establish diagnosis and treatment. After that an audiologic examination will determine if amplification is neccessary. ...Read more

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Tinnitus caused by retracted tympanic membrane will go away? How do I treat it? My doctor told me to try vasalva technique and take nose drops.

Tinnitus caused by retracted tympanic membrane will go away? How do I treat it? My doctor told me to try vasalva technique and take nose drops.

Likely temporary: Tinnitus may be caused by multiple etiologies: Hearing loss, noise exposure, medication side effects, allergies, eustachian tube dysfunction, trauma, infection to name a few. Valsalva (autoinsufflation), decongestant, nasal steroid spray and time usually suffice. Occasionally a temporary oral steroid will hasten resolution. If persistent audiogram and ENT (otolaryngology) follow up is warreted ...Read more

Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more