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A 30-year-old female asked:

My platysma bands one each side of my neck are a different size?i only notice them when i clench jaw and strain. should one side be smaller than other

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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
A Verified Doctoranswered
30 years experience
Platysma Band: Normally there is mild asymmetry throughout the body, but sometimes it is more noticeable. Regardless, that is your anatomy and there is no reason for concern. For the most part, platysma muscles are vestigial and serve no function in humans.
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