What are symptoms of a perforated eardrum?
- juneauladyLv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
Perforated Eardrum Symptoms
Pain is the most common symptom.
You may notice only some general discomfort.
You may notice immediate intense pain.
You may just feel as if something is not right with your ear.
Other common symptoms
Vertigo (spinning sensation)
Hearing change or loss
Fluid or blood draining from your ear
When to Seek Medical Care
Call your doctor immediately if you have a ruptured eardrum and any of the following occur:
An uncontrolled spinning sensation
An abrupt change in your hearing
A change in your ability to taste foods
You accidentally put your ear under water
The following symptoms suggest a potentially life-threatening complication and require immediate medical evaluation:
The worst headache of your life
Numbness or weakness in face, arms, or legs
Difficulty talking or opening mouth
Pain in the bone behind your ear
Abrupt change in vision
Difficulty staying awake
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Frequent ear aches/pain, bleeding from the ear, ringing or buzzing sound, and/or hearing loss.
Although not necessarily all at once. The frequent ear ache is the most common sign.Source(s): My brother has a perforated ear drum and has had to have multiple surgeries to repair it.