What is a ruptured eardrum?
According to the Mayo Clinic, a ruptured eardrum is a hole or tear in your eardrum.
The eardrum is a thin, drum-like tissue that separates your ear canal from the middle ear, the Mayo Clinic states.
According to the Mayo Clinic, a ruptured eardrum can result in hearing loss and possible infections.
Typically, this condition will heal on its own without treatment, the Mayo Clinic states.
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