perforated eardrum

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perforated eardrum

A tear or erosion of the eardrum, often resulting from middle ear infection.
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Noun1.perforated eardrum - an eardrum with a hole or tear in it; can interfere with normal hearing and cause other ear problems
eardrum, myringa, tympanic membrane, tympanum - the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
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However, this is wrong and unhealthy as it might cause ear infection and many serious symptoms like severe pain in your ear, itchy sensation, coughing, conductive hearing loss, an odour coming from your ear, dizziness and in worst case scenario, a punctured eardrum.
Conductive hearing loss occurs when sound waves cannot reach the inner ear, due to earwax buildup, fluid, or a punctured eardrum. Medical treatment or surgery can usually restore this type of hearing loss.
When the diminutive Dolly gave birth to her first and only child, the doctor had to haul the 13-pound baby out of her womb with forceps, giving the newborn a punctured eardrum and scars he would bear for the rest of his life.
Inspired by his first plunge underwater complete with earplugs after suffering a punctured eardrum as a child.
Washington, Jan 17 ( ANI ): A faster and less expensive surgical technique can now be used for treating perforated or punctured eardrum in children and adults, researchers say.