Ruptured Ear Drum risks
Ruptured Ear Drum

  • A skull fracture is any break in the cranial bone, or the skull. It can result in bleeding, bruising, pain, and swelling. Less severe symptoms include headache, nausea, confusion, and blurred vision.
  • Acoustic trauma is an injury to the inner ear that is often caused by exposure to a high decibel noise. This injury can be related to a single very loud noise or by exposure to a lower decibel noise over a long period of time.
  • A middle ear infection (otitis media), occurs when a virus or bacteria causes the area behind the eardrum to become inflamed. It is most common in children.
  • Ear barotrauma, also known as airplane ear, is a condition that causes ear discomfort when you experience pressure changes, such as altitude change.
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