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Hearing loss with tinnitus , whats happening with me?

Hello,
         I went to an E.N.T specialist for cleaning ear wax , he used steel curret on spot to remove wax without even prescribing soda glycerin drops and started to clean solid wax, during process he successfully cleaned wax from my left ear but when he was working with my right ear, I felt sharp pain and I stopped him right there, when I reached home , it was bleeding and I lost around 50% of my hearing, when I woke up next day I could barely listen around 5% from that ear and also had tinnitus on same side, it has been 10 days I went to different doctors, tried different antibiotics , corticosteroid drops and NSAID  still I can't improve hearing on my affected ear (right one), ringing is also there and is very disturbing , since last 5 days I have been prescribed soda glycerin drops so doctor can clear wax over the ear drum as he thinks that wax is culprit, and he also said that my ear drum has been scratched , any idea ? sorry for writing long and Thanks .
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Have you ever watched YouTube videos of ear wax removal? It can be pretty interesting, even though it's not something that most people would probably want to watch. It sounds like the ENT may have damaged your eardrum. Perhaps while trying to grab a piece of hardened earwax it cut your eardrum or caused some other damage. A ruptured eardrum will heal on it's own within a couple months, but be careful about inner ear infections as the eardrum acts as a barrier.
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