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Temple indentation

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
No: No. Not if you have no symptoms. No pain. No headache. If you had any immediate symptoms, like headache, confusion, loss of consciousness - you should... Read More

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Mgt: The indentation should be further evaluated. The head circumference and growth chart, along with a photo of the area, may be uploaded for an inbox con... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Indentation: The indentation is most likely a fused fontanelle or fontanel (soft spot). The anterior fontanelle usually fuses by 18-24 months of age.
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Dr. John Michel
Family Medicine 46 years experience
Unknown: Have you had any trauma? Have you hit your head or hit the area around it. There is no specifc reason from the history thus given. Is there any rednes... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
Radiology 38 years experience
Prob OK: Bumps or masses can be from many things. If you ha trauma it is most likely blood. If you did not it possible an lymph node or infection. If it is ... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 38 years experience
Anterior fontanelle: The indentation/depression you are referring to is called the anterior fontanelle. It is a membranous structure that allows for expansion of the skul... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Soft spot: There is a normal thinning of the skull which feels like a soft spot in front of both ears. If this isn't what you're describing, a physician will hav... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Need more onformatio: You shouyld have it checked as we need more information, as to when did you notice it, is there any past history of head trauma and if it is cuasing a... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Burning: If careful inspection of the scalp in that area doesn't reveal any inflammation of the skin, your symptom may be caused by an irritable or slightly in... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
The indentation: was always there...the loss of hair is called "ALOPECIA AREATA" a condition associated with SLE!! Hope this is helpful' Dr Z

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