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I have a traumatic perforation but no blood. What kind of permanent hearing loss can i expect in long term ?

I have a traumatic perforation and this is my first injury. I m 38 years old. There may have been some clear discharge at the time of the injury, but very little if any and no blood . What is the likelyhood this perforation is not in one of the complicated locations, i expect permanent hearing loss but what kind?? (I still hear ringing today, 6 days after being slapped in the ear)
Asked On : Wed, 3 Aug 2011
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According to your history, I think there must be a perforation in your ear drum.
If you are not suffering from any decrease hearing then perforation will be very small and it will be healed spontaneously within a month. If you are suffering from decrease hearing then the size of the perforation may be big and in this situation you have to consult an ENT Specialist and if required he will advise for surgery. Ringing in the ear is due to perforation. So, once perforation is closed (either spontaneously or by surgery) ringing sound will be stopped. Have a speedy recovery.
Answered: Thu, 4 Aug 2011
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