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Will a eardrum perforation heal on its own naturally ?

My eardrum is perforated will it heal?
Asked On : Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
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u need to undergo tympanoplasty..but sometimes a small perforation will heal by did it get perforated? if its an infection ,get it treated first..consult a ENT doc for the best guidance..
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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Kiran Kumar's  Response

Perforation of the eardrum usually does not heal by itself.
It also leads to exposure and recurrent infection

The only option is a surgical closure of he ear drum

Hope this answers your query

Thanks and Regards

Dr Kiran
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