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Injured the ear drum accidentally. Having bleeding. Cleaned with peroxide. Will it heal of its own?

so i was cleaning my ear and poked my ear drum pretty hard . it started bleeding so i cleaned it with peroxided and water and another q tip being much more carefully for obvious reasons . it continued to bleed into the day so i went to the urgent care but didn t really get any answers besides the obvious you pocked a hole in the membrane !! beside just keeping cotton covering the ear opening . what should i do if any thing to care for this ?is there a solution to help like the swimmers ear stuff ? or is it a strictly leave it alone deal ? and does the ear drum ever heal and how long on average does that take ? thank you for your help
Asked On : Mon, 13 Aug 2012
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Thanks for your query
I can feel your concern
yes it will heal on its own I recommend to have a proper clinical examination.
Hope it helps
Wishing a speedy recovery
Dr imran
Answered: Tue, 31 Dec 2013
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