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How much does a burst eardrum hurt?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Unless it is acute

When an acute event happens, like a slap on the face or a bomb blast (or barotrauma) the ear may hurt.
If it a chronic occurrence like ear discharge ( suppurative otitis media- chronic) you may not feel the pain at all.

In brief: Unless it is acute

When an acute event happens, like a slap on the face or a bomb blast (or barotrauma) the ear may hurt.
If it a chronic occurrence like ear discharge ( suppurative otitis media- chronic) you may not feel the pain at all.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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