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Doctor insights on: Caput Succidaneum

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What is a caput medusae?

What is a caput medusae?

In Neuroradiology,: caput medusae is a brain MRI finding that is essentially diagnostic of a developmental venous anomaly(DVA). The MRI appearance of the abnormal veins draining into a single vein is reminiscent of the snakes extending out of the gorgon Medusa's head in Greek Mythology. ...Read more

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What are the differences between caput succedaneum and molding?

What are the differences between caput succedaneum and molding?

Molding: is a simple shifting of the infant skull plates, while a caput develops from the accumulation of blood between the periosteum and the skin of the scalp. Both are common and not harmful, usually. ...Read more

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Why was my son born with caput succedaneum? What causes it and what can be done?

Why was my son born with caput succedaneum? What causes it and what can be done?

Natural event: While squeezing into a shape that would fit your birth canal, some fluid and blood was trapped by the tourniquet effect of the canal. The caput is common, and will generally disappear after the tourniquet is gone (birth) although it can take a few days. ...Read more

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Would a good neurological dr , take a look at my notes & tests?Neroapathy going on like nerves going caput & neck spine grinding going on with facial

Would a good neurological dr , take a look at my notes & tests?Neroapathy going on like nerves going caput & neck spine grinding going on with facial

A Comprehensive Exam: From a neurologist :starts with a detailed history, which may include previous doctors notes if they cannot be relayed in a conversation with you. This is followed by a focused physical and neurological exam and ordering tests relevant to the problem checking that those were not done before.) keep in mind that sometimes the details you think are important are not necessary for diagnosis... ...Read more

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While palpating, I pressed my caput epididymis very hard. Will some cell in rete testis burst or intracellular fluid flow out of broken cell membrane?

Doubt damage: It seems unlikely that pressing or pinching the epididymis would do more than cause bruising and irritation. If there is swelling/pain, wearing tight jockey shorts and sitting in a warm bathtub (not necessarily at the same time...) would be good first aid. If problems continue, consult your doctor or an urgent care. ...Read more

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Shockwave in my head?

Shockwave in my head?

Hard to say: Hard to know what the question is but if new severe headache this is reason to seek medical attention. ...Read more

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I have a knot my head?

I have a knot my head?

OK: If you are worried about it, or it hurts you, then see a dr. and get it evaluated and treated , best wishes to you. ...Read more

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Feel weird light head ?

Feel weird light head ?

Many Causes: You may be feeling light headed because of dehydration or need calories. Getting plenty of water and proper amounts of food could help. However, there may be more serious causes and you should see your doctor if you keep feeling like this. ...Read more

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Why is my head so flat?

Why is my head so flat?

Hard to say?: Without a picture or an exam, i don't believe anyone can tell you. Repharase your quesition and give more information. Age would ben nice to know. Any trauma. Since birth? Do your relatives look the same? Interesting question but just can't answer based on your limited question. Sorry! that is my flat-out answer! ...Read more

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I have paon in my head?

I have paon in my head?

?Head ache: If you have tried head ache medicine, and still have pain in your head, see a dr for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a knot on my head?

I have a knot on my head?

OK: If it hurts or is not resolving in time, then see the Dr. to get it evaluated and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a pain in my head?

Tell us about it.: We would need to more information about your headache to help you determine a cause and treatment. Migraine? Sinus? Tension? Cluster? There are several types of headache, and they have different treatments and garner different levels of concern. How about a consult with one of us? We'd be happy to try to help. ...Read more

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What's wrong with my head?

What's wrong with my head?

Hopefully nothing: Your question is very vague and I am wishing you are doing better already. ...Read more

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Why does my head get oily? 

Why does my head get oily? 

Protective secretion: Skin may become oily for a number of reasons. It has many small glands used to provide a thin covering of oil-like secretions often accumulated from proteins in the skin. This protects the skin from dehydration, bacteria and other elements. Depending on diet, health and genetics your skin may release more or less oil than the next person. ...Read more

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Pain on the side of the head?

Sorry to hear that. : Perhaps you'd care to give us some information about it? We won't be able to guess. ...Read more

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My wife have pan in her head?

My wife have pan in her head?

Pan or pain: Please be more specific about the symptoms. That way, the correct physician may be able to help you. ...Read more

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How to lose fat from my head?

How to lose fat from my head?

This is a: bad joke....if that's what it is!! More details (besides someone calling you a :fathead"!) ...Read more

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Can the dent in my head heal?

Less likely: If there is an indentation in the bone/ separation of the subcutaneous tissue likely the defect remains without filling over and becoming level/uniform. ...Read more