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Kennesaw, GA
A 34-year-old female asked:

When i wear my hair in a pony-tail & take it down my head hurts & feels like a bruise. been this way since i was a kid, why? sometimes 15mins & hurts.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Pony tail: You might be putting too much tension on your ponytail which can cause you pain
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Dr. Melissa Gowans
Pediatrics 16 years experience
Too much tension: If you are pulling your hair too tight near the scalp this can cause scalp pain.
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Last updated Oct 13, 2014

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