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I was hunting and shot a gun a few times, my ear was ringing which is normal but it didn't go away. Could my eardrum have ruptured?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: YES

But it typically hurts quite a bit if it did rupture, so have it checked either way.

In brief: YES

But it typically hurts quite a bit if it did rupture, so have it checked either way.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Jeffrey Braaten
Most likely the loud noise damaged the nerve endings in the inner ear. A hearing test and a visit with an ENT doctor is advised.
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