Otitis Media With Tympanic Membrane Perforated

Otitis Media with tympanic membrane perforation is a ruptured eardrum that often leads to infection of the middle ear.

A ruptured eardrum can also result in hearing loss, but this usually heals within a few weeks.
  • Symptoms
  • Difficulty hearing

    • In one ear

    common

    Liquid coming out of ear

    common

    Fever

    • Greater than or equal to 38°C (100.4°F), Less than 38°C (100. 4°F)

    common

    Ear pain

    • That decreased in severity

    common

    Irritability

    or Child is constantly crying

    or Annoyed easily

    common

    Ringing in ears

    • One ear

    common

    Spinning dizziness

    or Dizziness

    common

    Baby not feeling hungry

    or Poor appetite

    or Lack of sleep

    Throwing up

    or Diarrhea

  • Risk factors
  • Recent upper respiratory tract infection

    or Inflammation of the nose caused by allergy

    Family history of recurrent Otitis Media

    Cleft lip and/or cleft palate

  • Treatment
  • Treatment typically includes antibiotics for potential infections and protecting the ears against foreign substances, germs and sounds.
  • Recommended specialist
  • If you have Otitis Media With Tympanic Membrane Perforated, then visit an ENT specialist as soon as possible.

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