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Is eardrum repair surgery painful?

Both myringoplasty and tympanoplasty are performed using anesthesia, so the eardrum repair procedures should not be painful. After the surgery, however, you may feel some discomfort, particularly after a tympanoplasty. Some patients may feel a shooting pain in the ear, hear sounds such as popping or clicking, and feel as if their ear is full of liquid. Your doctor can prescribe pain medication to ease recovery pain.

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* Savings estimate based on a study of more than 1 billion claims comparing self-pay (or cash pay) prices of a frequency-weighted market basket of procedures to insurer-negotiated rates for the same. Claims were collected between July 2017 and July 2019. R.Lawrence Van Horn, Arthur Laffer, Robert L.Metcalf. 2019. The Transformative Potential for Price Transparency in Healthcare: Benefits for Consumers and Providers. Health Management Policy and Innovation, Volume 4, Issue 3.

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