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My doctor diagnosed me with ear drum rupture. Just checking - what's the best treatment.?

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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: Ruptured ear drum

It all depends on what caused it.
If infection, may need an antibiotic if not draining well. If traumatic , should heal in 24 hours or so. If from a loud explosion, need to monitor your neuro exam.

In brief: Ruptured ear drum

It all depends on what caused it.
If infection, may need an antibiotic if not draining well. If traumatic , should heal in 24 hours or so. If from a loud explosion, need to monitor your neuro exam.
Dr. Thomas Riney
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In brief: Usually...

...Ear drops and watchful waiting.
Once the problem that caused the rupture is resolved, most eardrums will heal on their own.

In brief: Usually...

...Ear drops and watchful waiting.
Once the problem that caused the rupture is resolved, most eardrums will heal on their own.
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