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Hit head in a accident, swelling and blood in inner ear. Reason for bleed?

I was in a car accident saturday night, tuesday for my follow up they have found blood standing in my left inner ear . During the crash my left side of my head hit the window and is now swelling . I have a ct on my head Thursday, I am just curious as to what could have made my inner ear bleed . I have also lost balance and my equilibrium is off, the initial reason she checked my ears at the follow up.
Asked On : Sat, 2 Feb 2013
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it may be a rupture of tympanic membrane or fracture of petrous bone of left side.
Answered: Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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