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Why is the back of my head flat?

Why is the back of my head flat?

That is the shape: Every one has different shaped head due to many different factors. Your head is flat in the back is the way your head is. As long as you grew alright as a child and there are no other symptoms or problems since birth. There should be no problem. Head shape can be affected during birth and after birth as the head is growing and also due to genetic factors. ...Read more

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I have pains at back of my neck?

I have pains at back of my neck?

If not allergic: Take 4 Advil or 3 aleve (naproxen) and put moist hot pack on ot for 15 minutes. Repeat the hot packs every hour you have the pain today. You can repeat ibuprofen every 8 hours or aleve (naproxen) every 22 hours. Take both with food. Feel better'n ...Read more

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What causes pain in back of shoulder?

What causes pain in back of shoulder?

Many causes: Pain the the back of the shoulder can relate to neck arthritis, muscle strain or rotator cuff problems. ...Read more

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The back of my sons earlobes are purple?

The back of my sons earlobes are purple?

Needs exam: Without seeing this it is hard to say much. Purple could be bruising from trauma. It could be a sign of low platelet count or other blood cell line problem. He needs to have a complete history and physical exam to get to the correct diagnosis. Don't delay! ...Read more

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What can cause the back of your head to hurt?

What can cause the back of your head to hurt?

Many things: Most likely cause is trauma if you hit your head for any reason. Also could just be tension headaches, but could mean something much more serious. You definitely need to see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What organ is locate in back of left front rib?

What organ is locate in back of left front rib?

Spleen and lung: The spleen and the lower part of your left lung are located there. The stomach also lies just slightly left of the midline. ...Read more

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Green stuff on back of my tongeu, is this normal?

Green stuff on back of my tongeu, is this normal?

Maybe.: The coloration at the back of your tongue may be diet-related. If you eat deeply colored foods such as spinach, blueberries, etc., they can stain the tongue. The green may also be bacterial or fungal overgrowth. The smartest thing to do is see your dentist for examination and diagnosis of what the cause may be. ...Read more

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What would happen if someone hit the back of the head?

What would happen if someone hit the back of the head?

It depends: The degree of injury would depend on how much force there was in the blow and the persons health. It could range from annoying pain to death. ...Read more

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Is it normal for the back of the gum to start hurting?

Is it normal for the back of the gum to start hurting?

Consult your dentist: It is never normal to have any part of the body to hurt, including gums. Get your teeth &gums checked with your dentist to rule out gum disease or tooth infection. Also, to help yourself, keep immculate oral hygiene by brushing &flossing more regularly. ...Read more

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What would happen if someone hit the back of the head.?

What would happen if someone hit the back of the head.?

Don't know: It all depends upon the person, their medical/surgical history, medications & supplements they're taking, and the force of the blow, among other issues. I can imagine nothing happening to laceration (cut) to skull fracture to internal bleeding (epidural vs subdural hematoma) to death. Sorry but too many variables for specific prediction. ...Read more

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Pains in th back of my ankles is there anything I can do?

Pains in th back of my ankles is there anything I can do?

Ankle pain: If its directly behind the ankle you may have an os trigonum. X-ray at minimum and MRI would be a good start. Could be a number of other things so get it checked. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: back of the neck?

What is the definition or description of: back of the neck?

C below: Neck x-ray is dedicated to the neck, a complete study is an ap, lat, r&l obliques as well as a swimmers view to visualize the lowest cerv segment and t1.

L spine is an ap, lat, r&l obliques & a coned lat of the l_s junction. ...Read more

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What should I have to do if I feel pain at the back of my head?

What should I have to do if I feel pain at the back of my head?

Take Aleve!: See if your pain is not improved appreciably with an otc pain releiver, then see your doctor. Having failer asa, tylenol, (acetaminophen) or aleve will be important information. But this is what you should do! ...Read more

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What could this chalky white substance on the back of my neck be?

What could this chalky white substance on the back of my neck be?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I have this pain at the left back of my head after a blow to head?

I have this pain at the left back of my head after a blow to head?

Needs eval now: U may have a concussion & this is a condition that needs attention now. C a neurologist 2 b sure & avoid any contact until u r cleared. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of a knot forming on the back of your scull?

What could be the cause of a knot forming on the back of your scull?

Maybe a cyst.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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I have bumbs on the back of my thoart but not white. What does that mean?

I have bumbs on the back of my thoart but not white. What does that mean?

Cobblestoning: This description sounds like cobblestoning which doctors refer to as lymphoid patches. This is a normal part of the immune system as are tonsils. Lymphoid patches can be prominent after a cold or simply due to post nasal drip. Not a worrisome sign.
Additionally most people find all kinds of surprising things when they closely examine their throats for the first time. ...Read more

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The back of my head (left side) hurts me whenever I touch it, what is it?

The back of my head (left side) hurts me whenever I touch it, what is it?

Many things...: We would need more information in order to give you an accurate answer but possible causes: muscle spasm, nerve irritation, if there is a lump it could be inflamed or infected. It all depends on what other signs and symptoms you are having right now. If it is persistent you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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Having a knot on the back of my head & lots of pains, what is this a sign of?

Having a knot on the back of my head & lots of pains, what is this a sign of?

Uncertain: Maybe a cyst. “Stomach tied in Knots.” is a phrase that is often used to describe abdominal tension/ discomfort associated with feeling nervous or anxiety. ...Read more

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Tension headche want can I do besides cold compressions on the back of my neck?

Tension headche want can I do besides cold compressions on the back of my neck?

Warm compresses: Cold tends to make muscles tighten more; moist heat increases blood flow and decreases pain and spasm. Mild range-of-motion exercises help stretch & relax the muscles. Nsaids (aleve/motrin etc if tolerated by stomach) can reduce pain & inflammation. Do not mix with blood thinners) magnesium (low dose) can help relax muscles. Therapeutic massage is helpful. ...Read more

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Hi im trying to get these bumbs on the back of my head to go away any pointers?

See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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I bumped the back of my head after fainting should I get it checked out or not?

I bumped the back of my head after fainting should I get it checked out or not?

Would we wise: Also to get checked out about the fainting. most likely nothing serious with head bump, but people can have concussions from these type of incidents. But I would be concerned about fainting reason also. ...Read more

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Right side of the back of my neck hurts. Is there an easy way to deal with this?

Depends on reason: Simple therapies, like massage, cold or possibly gentle heat might help but if this persists, you should be evaluated to see if formal physical therapy is more appropriate or if there is something more worrisome. Use of simple analgesics if you can take, like and anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen or naprosyn) might be appropriate to try. If they don't help, seek assistance from practitioner. ...Read more

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Hi there I'm just wondering about what would happening if I fell on the back of my head?

Hi there I'm just wondering about what would happening if I fell on the back of my head?

Is this a plan?: It's all a matter of degree. How hard? Landing on what? Direction of force vector. Pre-existing brain problems. Neck injuries or established disorders which might get magnified by such a fall? The range of results is therefor huge: from nothing at all to death. Nif you are pursuing some risky sporting activity, you should strongly consider wearing a helmet. ...Read more

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I have a knot on the back of my neck on right side that doesn't hurt at all, what is this?

I have a knot on the back of my neck on right side that doesn't hurt at all, what is this?

You're Normal: If you are not hurting and it doesn't hurt when your press that is normal, nothing to worry about. If you are in pain and can't find the pain when your press, then it suggests something deeper is the cause of your pain and needs further evaluation. ...Read more