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Is it weird to be able to contract the tensor tympani muscle?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Acquired skill

This muscle is commonly used in clearing blocked ears when you yawn.
It is possible for someone to learn to selectively use this muscle.

In brief: Acquired skill

This muscle is commonly used in clearing blocked ears when you yawn.
It is possible for someone to learn to selectively use this muscle.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. Jeffrey Levin
Dentistry

In brief: Unusual

It is unusual but many people have the ability to isolate this muscle and activate it separately from the other muscles of face and mastication.

In brief: Unusual

It is unusual but many people have the ability to isolate this muscle and activate it separately from the other muscles of face and mastication.
Dr. Jeffrey Levin
Dr. Jeffrey Levin
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