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Suggest treatment for ruptured eardrum and ear infection

Hello. I had an ear infection and a ruptured ear drum. After all the medication was completed, the ringing in my ear started about a week later. I went to the ENT and he said there was a piece if skin on the ear drum and a tiny hair. He removed both of these and the ringing hasn t stopped but is has lessened in tone. y My question would be is this a true case of tinnitus or just a reaction to the items being on the ear drum and if so how long before it repairs itself? Thanks Patrick
Mon, 16 Mar 2015
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ENT Specialist 's  Response


Hi,

Welcome to HCM,

I had gone through your question and understand your concerns.


ringing could be due to ear drum perforation or infection. need audiometry and otoscop. kindly go ahead.
all the best, take care.
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