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Does Sleeping On Back Cause Flat Spot On Head
What could cause a quarter sized tingling spot on back of head? Could it be related to the fact that i'm sleep deprived?
Yes: Some babies develop a flattened head (positional plagiocephaly) due to spending a lot of time on their backs. The soft bones of the scalp facilitate brain growth during the first year and can be molded during this time. Make sure to rotate sleeping positions and give your baby supervised tummy time while awake. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When in tired and I try to lay down and sleep sometime I hear thesse pops in my head followed by like a warm sensation at the spot where it happens. What could this be?
Pain on left side of head when bending, changing sleep positions, touchingthat spot. Lately weird drooling feeling on left eye and some pain on left leg
Head and other pain: You need to go see a doctor to evaluate these symptoms. ...Read more
Back is good: Sleeping on the back is good. Most babies turn their head to one side or the other. As long as the head is not always turned to the same side to the point of having trouble turning it the opposite direction, or causing flat spots, then it is ok. ...Read more
What does it mean if I'm alwase tired but can't sleep no energy light headed an dulled hearing sometimes sounds like pulse an sometimes see spots?
Baby has flat spot right back side and in front left side. Will her head shape be fine later or will it be same. Worried. Birth time she was fine. ?
"back to sleep": When it was established that putting an infant tummy side down increased the risk of SIDS, parents were told to put infants on their backs to sleep. Since an infant's skull is very malleable, it can cause flattening of the back of the skull. Give your baby plenty of tummy time while awake. As her brain grows and her sleep position varies, this flattening may get less apparent with time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i worry about my son's flat spot? Our pediatrician recently told us that our son had a flat spot on the back of his head. She said we could leave it or have a pediatric plastic surgeon take a look at it to see if a helmet is needed. While she act
How much ??: A statement that the kid has a flat spot doesn't need to send you to a orthotic person for a helmet or anything else.Explore how much of an issue your son has and the doc's recommendations.Most babies that back sleep as recommended will develop a flat spot. Most will disappear naturally as the kid assumes other positions for sleep or play. If the shape worsens over time a consult is reasonable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably nothing: You have probably bumped or irritated the "spot" in some manner. Have someone look to see if there is anything visable. If not, give it a while. Remember, in medicine, something bad usually does not go away and gets worse and becomes apparent, if it goes away, it was nothing to start with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swelling: If you didn't injure the spot where the head is tender (bumped your head) then it is most likely some skin irritation. You could have an allergic response to some shampoo or other hair treatment. As long as you are not an infant, the skull is closed and it is only the scalp you are feeling. There are rare situations when the skull is not closed from birth, but you would have known about that. ...Read more
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