L Johns Posted July 17, 2022 Report Share Posted July 17, 2022 Not long ago both my ear drums burst. One was not painful at all while the right was extremely painful. I spent a week in the hospital getting intravenous antibiotics for fluid buildup within my ear canals. Prior to all this (I’m 63) I could always hear myself speaking. Sometimes loud others not so much. Since the ear drum incident I still can no longer hear my own voice. I feel very out of sorts. I always thought everyone could hear their own voice. I can still hear my inner voice (always could) but that’s all. I can hear others but for the last 20+ years I’ve had trouble understanding what people are actually saying even though I hear them. Sometimes what they said will pop into my head only after they’ve actually stopped talking for 10 or 15 seconds. All in all, how can I regain the ability to hear my voice. I have no idea how loud I’m speaking. I sill have fluid build up and my ear drums are not moving. I’m sure I’ll be getting tubes to allow the fluid to drain. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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