What happens if your eardrum collapses?
Collapse of the eardrum interferes with the normal replacement of skin. Normal skin of the body sheds into the environment. In the ear, the normal eardrum sheds its skin into the ear canal producing ear wax. A collapsed eardrum cannot shed this dead skin.
How do I know if my eardrum is retracted?
- Pain in the ear.
- A feeling of pressure or fullness in the ear.
- Hearing loss.
- Fluid in the earu200c
What does a collapsed ear drum feel like?
Pain in the ear. A feeling of pressure or fullness in the ear. Hearing loss. Fluid in the earu200c
What do you do for a collapsed eardrum?
A retracted eardrum can sometimes resolve on its own. If treatment is needed, it may include nasal steroids, oral antibiotics, the placement of a temporary ventilation tube in the eardrum, or the surgical removal of enlarged tonsils or adenoids