How Long Does a Perforated Eardrum Take to Heal?

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It takes about two months for a perforated eardrum to heal. Although it heals by itself, even then it is better to take painkillers and antibiotics to ease the discomfort. Surgery is another option.
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Yeah. ask the Otolaryngologist about it and see what he says, until then. don't do anything stupid that might risk your ear!
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A small perforation will generally heal itself, however the risks of waiting include infection of the middle ear (an intact ear drum keeps fluids and contamination out) and hearing
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Not medical advice call NHS direct 08454647. A perforation or rupture in the eardrum is very common and usually heals within a few months.
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In general, the larger the hole in the eardrum, the greater the temporary loss of hearing. The location of the perforation also affects the degree of hearing loss.
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