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My baby got a cone head from the vacuum. Will she be ok?

My baby got a cone head from the vacuum. Will she be ok?

Usually OK: Vacuum assisted delivery can cause soft tissue swelling of a newborn's head, which usually resolves in the first few days of life. It is important that a pediatrician check your baby's head soon after delivery. ...Read more

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I have a deformed skull it looks like I have a cone head . Is is possible to get it fixed through surgery if not what can be done ?

I have a deformed skull it looks like I have a cone head . Is is possible to get it fixed through surgery  if not what can be done ?

Look at your baby: pictures. Likely, a suture line of your skull closed prematurely in infancy. You're a bit old for the type of surgery done on infants for premature craniostenosis. If you can't disguise it by a haircut & it really bothers you, ask your doctor for referral to a craniofacial clinic with a neurosurgeon & plastic surgeon who can tell you risks vs. benefits of surgery on an adult. ...Read more

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What to do if I have craniosynostosis because of my cone shaped head. Anyway to fix carpenters syndrome or craniosynostosis on a teen?

What to do if I have craniosynostosis because of my cone shaped head. Anyway to fix carpenters syndrome or craniosynostosis on a teen?

Craniosynostosis: Craniosynostosis is ideally treated in infancy but having said that our center has done a number of untreated adults or adults whose original surgery did not come out well. A consultation with a craniofacial center with multiple sub-specialities that deal with these disorders would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Why did my daughter have a cut on her head when she was born? It was emergency C-section . Her blood vessels were popped and head was cone shaped.

Why did my daughter have a cut on her head when she was born? It was emergency C-section . Her blood vessels were popped and head was cone shaped.

C/section risk: The OB cuts through the layers of the uterus during the C-section to reveal a balloon like baby container.The distance between the last layer of uterus and the balloon like lining is the width of a thick sheet of paper.The baby & container presses tightly against the wall. Occasionally the knife nicks baby at what ever point they are under the cutting edge. Shallow nicks heal quickly. ...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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I AM HEADED FEW DATS ?

I AM HEADED FEW DATS
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Sorry: I don't understand what you are asking. Please re-ask with a clear question. Take care. ...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