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Hearing problems post Tympanoplasty - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi,
Doctor :   Hello.
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   I did a Tympanopasty on xxxx, Now I can hear some sounds while I am swallowing my salaiva
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I mean Saliva
Doctor :   Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Is there any problem?
User :   I am 30 years old and my height is 5.8 feet and weight is 85 kg.
User :   I am married
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is there any problem with hearing now?
User :   I feel some uneasiness
Doctor :   Do you have any cold, cough or nose block?
User :   no
Doctor :   Is there any pain?
User :   No, but I feel soe discharge
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There is probably nothing to worry as there is no pain or hearing problem.
Doctor :   Did you go for a post-operative check up?
User :   Yes. The doctor told me that there is some blood clotting on my ear-drum.
Doctor :   For what was the surgery performed? Was there infection of the ear or ruptured ear drum?
Doctor :   The blood clot will spontaneously resolve with time.
User :   One a beetle entered in to my ear and the drum got damaged.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What colour is the discharge?
User :   It is not that much. Some times I can feel something wet.
Doctor :   The sounds are nothing to worry, they will subside on their own. You need to follow these precautions meanwhile,
Doctor :   Keep your ear dry while it's healing by using a cotton ball while bathing.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do not try to clean your ears during the healing process.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Avoid blowing your nose as it may disturb the healing process
Doctor :   in the ear
User :   ok
User :   Can I swim?
Doctor :   Not at least for a couple of months till the ear has completely healed.
User :   ok
Doctor :   You should go for regular check ups and watch out for signs like
Doctor :   increased ear discharge, pain or fever.
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