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Do I have a perforated eardrum? Do you suddenly lose your hearing in that ear if perforated?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

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If you can blow smoke out of your ears (like a carnival act) you have a hole in your ear.
To verify it a simple exam will see it. The hole itself can drop your hearing sensitivity a small degree depending on the size of the hole. We actually put tubes (with holes) in toddler ears all the time to improve their hearing.

In brief: 2 questions

If you can blow smoke out of your ears (like a carnival act) you have a hole in your ear.
To verify it a simple exam will see it. The hole itself can drop your hearing sensitivity a small degree depending on the size of the hole. We actually put tubes (with holes) in toddler ears all the time to improve their hearing.
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