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Slapped on right ear, left ear more audible than right. Cure?

Hi, i was slapped on right ear by my friend 2 days back....when he slapped i heard some sound....beeping....and after that no sound.....i can hear normal sounds....but when i check through ear phone i can hear clearly in left eye than right it something curable....? please suggest me some home tips to get rid of i dont have a pain.... Thanks in advance....
Asked On : Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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Aug 2013
hello and welcome to health care magic,

I am Dr Sriram nathan and i Shall try to help you out with your problem.

You seem to have injured your drum when you got slapped.
Many people do not realize the danger of a simple slap. In a closed environment of the ear canal and drum a slap causes such intense pressure that the drum ruptures and causes pain and hearing loss which you are feeling right now.

Now do not worry and most of the time it gets cured:
The best thing to do right now is to keep your ears dry and clean and also remember these:

-take a course of antibiotic like amox-clav and anti histamine like levocetrizine in consulatation with your doctor
-Do not take head bath for two weeks and after that do not allow any water to enter the ear
- Do not put any ear drops
-get an audiometric analysis and examination by an ENT to confirm the finding

Remember that if you keep your ears clean and dry the hole and canal will recover

If any other doubts get back to me


Dr Sriram Nathan
Answered: Wed, 27 Nov 2013
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