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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Suggest treatment for a perforated eardrum

A few days ago my 15 year old son received a heavy knock on his right ear. I subsequently took him to a hospital ER where they found he had a perforated eardrum. He has been referred to a Specialist...appointment in 3 weeks. My son is still very keen to play Football, but I fear he may receive another knocj which may cause further damage to his ear. What you suggest I do????
Fri, 6 Oct 2017
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A perforated ear drum might heal by itself if it doesnt get infected..Keep your ear dry..wear ear plugs while bathing /swimming..Make sure he doesnt get flu/cold..My advice will be to wait till his appointment with ent
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