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Can I get a hearing aid with a perforated eardrum?

I have a perforated left ear drum, would a hearing aid help me to hear better? If so would I be able to receive a NHS aid?

Answer: 

There are many many successful users of hearing aids that have perforated eardrums. In itself, a perforation is not deleterious to the use of hearing aids but I would advise your first step being a chat with your GP. If appropriate, they will also be able to refer you for a NHS hearing assessment.

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