Q. Kindly guide me about the advantages and disadvantages of eardrum surgery.

Answered by Dr. A.k.srivastava and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

 

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Hello doctor,

My daughter, 11 years old, has her eardrum damaged. I want to know the advantages and disadvantages of ear drum surgery.


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Dr. A.k.srivastava
M.B.B.S.., M.S. (ENT
Otolaryngology (E.N.T

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I understand your concern and here I would like to say that if your daughter is having an acute perforation of eardrum then that may heal by consecutive medical treatment. On the other hand, if it is a chronic perforation then surgery is the only treatment. Usually surgical results are good and the patient gets cured but unfortunately, sometimes complications develop like the failure of surgery by a rejection of the graft, hearing loss, recurrence of discharge, facial palsy.

 
 
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