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How do you know if your eardrum has burst?
Last Updated: 16th June, 2020
- Ear pain that may subside quickly.
- Mucuslike, pus-filled or bloody drainage fromyourear.
- Hearing loss.
- Ringing in your ear (tinnitus)
- Spinning sensation (vertigo)
- Nausea or vomiting that can result from vertigo.
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Considering this, what happens when your eardrum bursts?
A ruptured eardrum, like a clap of thunder,canhappen suddenly. A ruptured eardrum -- also knownas aperforated eardrum or a tympanic membrane perforation-- canlead to complications such as middle ear infections andhearingloss. It may also require surgery to repair the damage totheeardrum.
Beside above, is a ruptured eardrum painful? Pain is the main symptom ofeardrumrupture. Usually the ear begins to drain oncepain goesaway. At this point, the eardrum isruptured. Watery,bloody, or pus-filled fluids may drain fromthe affectedear.
Keeping this in view, how long does a burst eardrum take to heal?
Should I go to the ER for a ruptured eardrum?
When to go to the emergencyroom(ER) Seek medical care right away if you: Have severepain,bleeding, or ringing in your ear.