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Will my eardrum burst when an airbag goes off?

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Dr. Neil Giddings
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Usually not

Air bags can rupture tympanic membranes or cause hearing loss but that is relatively rare.
Not having airbag is much more dangerous in car accident than the chance of ear injury.

In brief: Usually not

Air bags can rupture tympanic membranes or cause hearing loss but that is relatively rare.
Not having airbag is much more dangerous in car accident than the chance of ear injury.
Dr. Neil Giddings
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