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Doctors say i busted both of my eardrums, what does it mean ?

There has been blood draining from both of my ears for the passed 4 days. I went to the doctor yesterday and they said that i busted both of my eardrums, however, i can hear, but not really good. I can barely hear anything. I told my 1st period teacher and he didn t believe me... what can i do for my ear to heal up and how long will it take???
Asked On : Thu, 27 Jan 2011
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I need help... kind of scared of whats goin to happen....
Answered: Thu, 27 Jan 2011
OBGYN Dr. Rakhi Tayal's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagic forum.
With both of your ear drums injured, it will take around 10-15 days to heal and that too if they are not infected.You will have to take antibiotics and care for them. If the hole in ear drum persists, you might need a surgery to repair them.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Fri, 28 Jan 2011
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ENT Specialist Dr. Dinesh Valse's  Response

how come you damaged your both ear drums simulataneously. healing of injured drum depends upon size of perfoartion if its small it wil heal within 2-3 weeks period provided no infection occurs. and if its big one it may take long period or may not heal on its own it may need surgical closure. both case you allow to heal its own. avoid getting infection. avoid water entering ear keep cotton soaked in vaseline in ear while taking bath. avoid head bath as far as possible and keep dry cotton while going out especially on two wheeler. also avoid eating cold food like ice cream and dont put anything in ear.
Answered: Sat, 29 Jan 2011
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