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I'm 100% sure I ruptured my ear drum. I'm experiencing no symptoms besides hearing loss. Ent will only give antibiotics for prevention, any advice?

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Dr. David Astrachan
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Keep the ear dry

95% of all traumatic perforations heal spontaneously within six weeks as long as they are kept clean and dry.
Leave your ear alone.

In brief: Keep the ear dry

95% of all traumatic perforations heal spontaneously within six weeks as long as they are kept clean and dry.
Leave your ear alone.
Dr. David Astrachan
Dr. David Astrachan
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Will heal

Most of the time small perforations of the eardrum will heal over time.
If you have already seen an ENT doctor, follow their advice, and if you are still not satisfied, get a second opinion.

In brief: Will heal

Most of the time small perforations of the eardrum will heal over time.
If you have already seen an ENT doctor, follow their advice, and if you are still not satisfied, get a second opinion.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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