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Can i wear earphone with ruptured eardrum?

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Dr. Marc Rosenthal
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: It depends...

If the eardrum perforation is dry, that is not draining, the answer is yes.
If there is drainage, it is best not to occlude the ear canal (except maybe a cotton ball to absorb the drainage).

In brief: It depends...

If the eardrum perforation is dry, that is not draining, the answer is yes.
If there is drainage, it is best not to occlude the ear canal (except maybe a cotton ball to absorb the drainage).
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
Dr. Marc Rosenthal
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