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Done tympanoplasty. Discharge from ears, cold, cough, difficulty hearing

hello sir , myself jaswinder kaur age 39, i have ear problem , left ear TYMPANOPLASTY was done at 21/7/98 , second time again at 19/10/2006 rt ear TYMPANOPLASTY was done , third time again at 6/1/2007 left ear tympanoplasty was done , after this also i have same problems , at the time of cold and cough i had discharge from both ear or any of one side , with the time hearing problem is also increasing .
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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I am Dr Ravinder Sharma. ENt surgeon
Ear discharge after an episode of cold is suggestive of the rupture of ear drum/graft. However it can also occur because of the problem in the outer part of the ear. I would suggest you to first consult a ENT surgeon to know about the state of graft or tympanic membrane. You will require a course of antibiotics to make the ear dry. Samll defects in drum after surgery may heal by itself if treated in time.

I hope this answers your concern. Feel free to contact me if you require more information about it

with regards
Ravinder Sharma
Answered: Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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