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Treatment · Put warm compresses on the ear to help relieve discomfort. · Use medicines such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen to ease pain.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK557887

Treatment is primarily supportive, as TM perforations generally heal spontaneously. The ear should be kept dry as much as ...

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Most perforated eardrums heal on their own in a few weeks without treatment. Over-the-counter pain relievers can help ease pain. To help prevent or treat an ...

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Your eardrum should heal on its own in a few weeks, and you should hear normally then. If you have an infection, your doctor may prescribe antibiotics. You may ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/858684-treatment

Dec 14, 2020 ... The simplest, but least effective, method is to freshen the edges of the perforation and then apply a small patch of cigarette paper, providing ...

www.entcolumbia.org/health-library/eardrum-tympanic-membrane-perforation

It is important to keep the ear dry. In all but the smallest perforations, water can travel through and cause a middle ear infection (otitis media). One simple ...

www.medicinenet.com/ruptured_perforated_eardrum/article.htm

Infection is the most common cause of ruptured eardrum. The infection is caused by viruses, bacteria and/or fungi that infect the inner ear and/or Eustachian ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/perforated_eardrum/article_em.htm

Because most perforated eardrum injuries heal on their own within two months, treatment may include analgesics to alleviate pain and antibiotic eardrops to ...

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Oct 5, 2018 ... Because the majority of Perforated Eardrums heal on their own in a few months, no treatment may be needed other than antibiotics to prevent ...

www.baptisthealth.com/services/audiology/conditions/perforated-eardrum

A ruptured eardrum can cause symptoms such as ear pain and loss of hearing. Learn more about symptoms, causes, and treatment from Baptist Health.

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ruptured-eardrum/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351884

Oct 3, 2019 ... If the tear or hole in your eardrum doesn't close on its own, an ENT specialist may seal it with a paper patch (or a patch made of other ...