Perforated Eardrum Topic Guide
Perforated Eardrum (Ruputured Eardrum):
Perforated or ruptured eardrum is a tear or hole in the eardrum. Signs and symptoms of a ruptured eardrum include:
Generally a ruptured or perforated eardrum does not need medical care.
Ear Infection An infection of the ear can be the ear canal (otitis externa), the eardrum, or the middle mear (otitis media). Symptoms of an ear infection include ear pain, hearing loss, ringing in the ear, nausea, vertigo, vomiting, discharge from the ear, or common cold. Treatment for an ear infection include OTC pain relievers, and at times antibiotics.