A member 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.

5 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Oscar Novick answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Pony tail: You might be putting too much tension on your ponytail which can cause you pain

Answered 9/12/2014

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Dr. Melissa Gowans answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Too much tension: If you are pulling your hair too tight near the scalp this can cause scalp pain.

Answered 10/13/2014

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