I experienced a very hard slap to the ear about a week ago. I went to the ENT and was told there was a smallish hole in my eardrum with no infection. I can still hear but it sounds distant. He gave me Ofloxacin Otic Solution to use in my ear for the next couple of days and to keep my ear dry. I have set an appointment to see him again in 2 months.
Today would be the 5th day after I seen the ENT and i accidentally blew my nose in the shower last night. I couldnt hear from the ear for about a couple seconds and now I feel worst. Not only does my ear itch but it also has an increase in pain , dull pain , but i hear an echo almost , very low noises in my ear like the noise that comes from a television when its first turned on (not ringing) and an increase in pressure as if i had a thick piece of paper over my ear verses having a thin layer over my ear that I was feeling before I blew my nose. I also applied my drops but my ear continues to feel sort of wet. I think I may have damaged it even more by blowing my nose but is this also temporary?
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