Subject: If an eardrum becomes punctured, what may happen if water leaks in?
Date: Thu Apr 15 07:15:57 1999
Posted by John F. Rethage
Grade level: undergrad
School: Uni of Maryland Asian Division
City: Taegu State/Province: S Korea
Area of science: Medicine
Once an eardrum becomes punctured and it does not heal/close, what are some side
effects if water leaks down into the middles ear? For example, if one goes
swimming with a hole in his/her eardrum and does not wear ear plugs. Can water
leak into the middle ear causing complications? If so, what are some of the
Thank You for your time and knowledge!
Re: If an eardrum becomes punctured, what may happen if water leaks in?
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