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Bleeding after using a q-tip to clean the ear. Will this heal of its own?

I was cleaning my ear with a q tip this morning. I went in a little too deep and felt a quick pain and then like there was something small and loose in my eye. I put another q tip in, the correct amount this time, and when I withdrew it it was bloody. I put some peroxide on a cotton ball and put it in my ear for a few minutes and the bleeding as since stopped. No lingering pain or anything, but the right ear does feel a little odd compared to the left and when the wind blows I notice it a little more. Is there anything wrong or is this a minor injury that will heal on its own?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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Now what you should do is go to you ENT specialist and get your ears checked whether you have perforated your ear drum or not it is difficult for me or anyone to comment without examining.
If no perforation then----you would have traumatised your ear canal and then you can use antifungal and antibacterial ear drops (if trauma is more) so that your ear canal does not get infected .
If perforation then you should not put any ear drops or give any peroxide wash to clean your ear. also take care to prevent water entry in your ear. also take antibiotic and if required then oral steroids to help the traumatic perforation to heal faster.
If the perforation is big then in that case you will have to get done a Pure tone Audiometry (hearing test) to see the status of hearing just to check if the ossicles(ear bones) are in place or disturbed .
Answered: Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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