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I am 40 yrs old & eardrum are fully disappear & doctor said need immediate surgery. Is there any other way rather than surgery to fix it ?

Hi my eardrum are fully disappier, doctors said need immediate surgery . i am 40 years old, is it advisable to do surgery with this age ? next is there any other solution for fixing the eardrum otherthen surgery ?
Asked On : Tue, 8 Mar 2011
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Homeopath 's  Response
hello... yes the surgery can be done at this age... u did not specify as to what exactly u are suffering from... n what has happened to the ear drum..
god bless..
Answered: Tue, 8 Mar 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Dinesh Valse's  Response
Dear c.kumaresan

what problem you are having? If your ear drum has disappeared completely there is no other way than surgery. Yes you can under go surgery at this age. If you cooperate this surgery can be done under local anaeshthesia. take care of your ear dont allow water to enter ear. keep ear dry avoid getting cold
Answered: Tue, 8 Mar 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Naveen Kumar's  Response
Hi Kumaresan,

The doctor has mentioned about the perforated eardrum I suppose. If there is total perforation then surgery is required for repairing of the eardrum. It can be definitely done at this age unless you are having other medical ailments like uncontrolled diabetes, hypertension and upper respiratory tract infections. Till you get your surgery done avoid water into both the ears, keep it free from infections any cold or ear discharge please report to your ENT specialist immediately.

Dr. Naveen Kumar
Answered: Tue, 8 Mar 2011
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