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Daughter's Kiss Deafens Mother

Daughter's Kiss Deafens Mother

What better way to be welcomed home than with a kiss from the kids? This story may make you think twice about puckering up. A Hicksville homemaker lost her hearing after her daughter delivered a deafening kiss to her ear. The 4-year-old child's lip suction pulled Gail Schwartzman's eardrum out towards the ear canal and caused tiny ligaments to disconnect. While this was a rare and unintentional occurrence, doctors caution parents from kissing into their infant's ears.

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pinkerbell03 pinkerbell03 8 years
I just emailed this to my boyfriend. He's always kissing my ear, and it's SO loud, it really hurts!! Hopefully he'll stop now.
Isista Isista 8 years
I agree with foxie! My boyfriend feels so bad whenever he kisses my ear in a certain way, because it really hurts. I mean, not every kiss-on-the-ear is going to hurt, but in the wrong position it can be really loud and the suction is painful.
Gabriela14815884 Gabriela14815884 8 years
Wow, who knew? I've done that before when I was little but never knew it could do any damage. I hope she will be able to recoup her hearing and that her daughter will not be scared to kiss people after this.
radmama27 radmama27 8 years
I feel bad for both of them! Its such a shame, hopefully she can make some sort of recovery.
graylen graylen 8 years
That's so awful!
graylen graylen 8 years
That's so awful!
foxie foxie 8 years
I believe it! Several times my husband has accidently landed a kiss on my ear in the wrong place and it HURTS.
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