Do a lot of people get tympanic membrane rupture?

Relatively uncommon. Most general ents will see less than a dozen new tympanic membrane ruptures per year, on average.

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How can I treat tympanic membrane rupture?

Time or surgery. 90% heal on their own in 90 days. If they have not healed by then, it is unlikely to ever heal on its own and will need repaired. The most important thing is to keep water and anything else out of the ear until you know the hole has closed. Read more...

What do you recommend for tympanic membrane rupture?

Usually waiting. Usually tympanic ruptures will quickly heal on their own - if it persists then referral to an ENT surgeon may be in order. Read more...

Eardrum is ringing. Does that mean I have a tympanic membrane rupture?

No. It doesn't mean you have a tympanic membrane rupture because your ear is ringing, although it is possible. Ringing in the ear can occur from a variety of reasons. Medication effects and nerve related hearing loss are two of the more common underlying causes of tinnitus (ringing in the ears). Read more...

Eardrum ringing due to tympanic membrane rupture?

Usually separate. Issues. Ringing in the ears is due to abnormalities in the inner ear and the nervous system. Ear drum rupture is usually a complication of infection of the middle ear. Read more...

Hi dr my mum 51 years old. Her tympanic membrane (eardrum) is rupture from 10 years ago & now she suffer from discharge. What she can do?

She needs ear drops. She needs medicated drops to help her drainage. If you have an ENT doctor, contact them for an appointment. She needs to have her ear cleaned out and medicated drops prescribed. Do not have her ear irrigated with water as this can lead to a worsening infection. Read more...

Blood from ear went to er they found 4 blood clots could only remove 1 with syringe of water said more blood behind tympanic membrane is it ruptur?

Most Likely. Hello BiancaS. It is most likely that the tympanic membrane is ruptured. If there is an ear infection and there is pressure, the eardrum can bust and bleeding could be a result. Treatment: use oral and topical antibiotic also you can use an antibiotic ear drop for the infection. Read more...