1. At least visit a specialist or an audiologist who can see your eardrum
and confirm the traumatic perforation which is usually with jagged edges in the posterior part of the drum.
2. If you do not want to spend on the recommended PTA (Pure Tone Audiogram), at least get Tuning Fork Tests done. These will rule out any sensorineural hearing loss.
3. It is possible to get the above symptoms even without a traumatic perforation. If you do have a sensorineural hearing loss component, it will require urgent medical treatment (preferably within four weeks).
4. If you can confirm that it is not sensorineural hearing loss and only conductive hearing loss
, you may safely wait for a few weeks even if you have a confirmed perforation, because most of these perforations heal spontaneously and the conductive hearing loss recovers.