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A 43-year-old male asked:

Top of head (skin) sensitive to touch, mildly painful, when touched, rarely feels like numb. what is the reason for this? could it be caused by bruxism, tmj?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
How long has you had those symptoms? Brusism or TMJ disorder should not cause that pain.
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Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 56 years experience
You may have a skin disorder or a wound on your head. TMJ and bruxism cause pain in joints of Maxilla and Mandible. See a Dermatologist for exam and treatment.
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Last updated Jul 28, 2022

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