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A 44-year-old member asked:

can someone open their eustachian tube?

3 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Lonnie Smith
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 39 years experience
Yes: By blowing against a closed nose you force air up the eustachian tube which can open it, may be only temporarily.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Definitely!: by yawning, by chewing gum and blowing nose against pinched nostrils.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience

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