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What's the purpose of the protruding forehead? Is there a bigger brain in there?

What's the purpose of the protruding forehead?  Is there a bigger brain in there?

Congenital problem: The brain normally grows and expands the skull in all directions. A protruding forehead is probably due to premature closure of one of the skull suture lines in the head, which leads to an abnormal compensatory growth in the unrestricted direction. There is no purpose other than the need for normal growth and expansion of the brain. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
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Protruding Forehead (Definition)

Protruding forehead is a facial feature in which a person's forehead appears to stick out forwards somewhat, and be a bit larger than usual, in comparison to the average person of the same racial/ethnic group. Facial features can be familial (passed from parent to child), or they can sometimes be due ...Read more


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Please let me know if there is any way to reduce protruding forehead?

Please let me know if there is any way to reduce protruding forehead?

Doubt it: Theoretically one can reshape the skull but practically it will do too much damage to the brain to make it even worth a fleeting thought. Appearance is not everything and you'd do more to develop your skill and personality than to worry so much about your looks. If you were a woman, consult your hairdresser to see if there is a cut which would complement your features. ...Read more

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Do you have any suggestions for hiding a high/protruding forehead besides bangs?

Hiding forehead: Bangs are the easiest answer, and you can even get "clip in" ones from stores like Ulta or online that can prevent the need to cut actual bangs if you don't want to. Some head bands can help. Maybe a scarf in the hair will draw attention away from the forehead. ...Read more

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Protruding forehead, what can I do to get rid of it, how did it happen?

Protruding forehead, what can I do to get rid of it, how did it happen?

Need evaluation: Can't really answer that without more information. This could be a family trait or may be a sign of something called acromegaly which is a hormone disorder caused by a pituitary tumor. You should see an ENT or facial surgeon. ...Read more

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I was wondering is a protruding forehead really the sign of a more developed frontal lobe?

I was wondering is a protruding forehead really the sign of a more developed frontal lobe?

Not necessarily: Frontal bossing is an abnormal enlargement of the frontal bone. It can be associated with rare medical conditions including acromegaly, or with conditions such as benign enlargement of the subarachnoid spaces. In the latter condition, the size of the frontal lobes may be normal or even reduced due to the increased subarachnoid space. Further reading: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1576605 ...Read more

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Protruding forehead(usually without hair) is a physical indication of intelligence?

No.: There is no relationship between the size or shape of the head (with or without hair) and intelligence. One cannot accurately guess a person's IQ by looks or even by scanning instruments such as mri, spect, or pet. Some genetic syndromes with striking physical features do predict intelligence, but almost always in the form of increased risk for mental retardation. ...Read more

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5 mo old baby has 2 different ears, one is flat against his head, other is slightly bigger and sticks out, Is it likely the sticking out ear will become less prominent or harden closer to the head? Cartilage still very soft, any treatment options?

5 mo old baby has 2 different ears, one is flat against his head, other is slightly bigger and sticks out, Is it likely the sticking out ear will become less prominent or harden closer to the head? Cartilage still very soft, any treatment options?

Depends: This is not unusual and the treatment if any depends on the degree of difference.Kids most often come out this way do to the way they are positioned in the womb, or gradually develop it due to sleep position. In the US, plastic surgeons may treat with a variety of inserts positioned within and around the ear or ears. You might check with your doc first to see if won't improve on its own. ...Read more

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Hii..am 28 years old & I have acne in my forehead.what can I do? I try all most all treatment but it doesn't work.

Hii..am 28 years old & I have acne in my forehead.what can I do? I try all most all 
treatment but it doesn't work.

Acne: Wash face w gentle cleanser 2x/day & use oil free products. No oily hair or heavy foundations. Try not to pop pimples. Avoid touching face (cradling chin in hands). Remove makeup before bed. Shower after strenuous exercise. Consider OTC products (salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide). Retinoids/ comedone extractor can be helpful for black heads. If > mild acne see dermatology. ...Read more

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I got a couple red spots on my forehead, not raised just red & i've been putting a spot treatment on them but they haven't gone away. What should I do?

Acne is common : For your age. There are carrying degrees of acne. Many over the counter medications can be used to treat this. Prescription medications are reserved for severe cases that could cause scaring and disfigurement. It is due to the normal changes of puberty and just part of growing up. Live well! ...Read more

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Can a botox treatment for frown lines make your forehead/face feel any different then if a person didn't have?

Can a botox treatment for frown lines make your forehead/face feel any different then if a person didn't have?

Yes: The goal is to relax the muscles not to freeze the face. So initially it will feel different but not in a bad way but more like less stress or relaxed like when you are at peace. Remember , it is not immediate but takes a few days and you may notice a headache in the first day but that is not true all the time. But don't be surprised by it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 2 or 3 horizontal wrinkles on my forehead. what would be the best drugstore anti wrinkle cream or treatment that I could use?

What to do if I have 2 or 3 horizontal wrinkles on my forehead. what would be the best drugstore anti wrinkle cream or treatment that I could use?

Wrinkles: The wrinkles on your forehead result from moving your forehead and elevating your eyebrows. These are normal but as time goes on, they can be apparent at rest, as well. The best treatment for those wrinkles is a neuromodulator like Botox. No drugstore cream will get rid of these wrinkles. ...Read more

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I believe I suffer with aerosinisitus, is there any treatment I can try. On decent had terrible pain in forehead and blood in mouth next morning. ?

I believe I suffer with aerosinisitus, is there any treatment I can try. On decent had terrible pain in forehead and blood in mouth next morning. ?

WilliamTellOfFlight?: An arrow in the sinus must be pretty painful! In the other kind of sinusitis you're best preparing the day before and of your flight with a decongestant pill and spray(many OTC).That way the sinuses have their best chance of staying open so their pressures can equalize on ascent and descent.Same thing afterwards-but if it becomes a recurring problem despite those efforts, best to see an ENT doc. ...Read more

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I have post pimple marks on my face.I have underwent chemical peel treatment 3 yrs back.It cleared marks on forehead but marks on cheeks returned. ?

I have post pimple marks on my face.I have underwent chemical peel treatment 3 yrs back.It cleared marks on forehead but marks on cheeks returned. ?

Acne Marks: If you have the money, consider laser resurfacing with the fractionated c02 laser. Before laser treatment you can try retin a (tretinoin) cream 0.1% which is a prescription topical medication but this can take a few months. ...Read more

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I have what seems rosacea..red patches on forehead & sides of nose. Quite dry in places. What is the best treatment?

Consultation: Consult with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. There are topical treatments that can be used but a diagnosis has to be done first. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I woke up with a headache behind my eyes and in my forehead, and its lasted all day. Reasons why and treatment for this?

I woke up with a headache behind my eyes and in my forehead, and its lasted all day. Reasons why and treatment for this?

Several possibilitie: Several possibilities, including occipital neuralgia, sinus infection, fever, and trauma. Please see your specialist eye md (ophthalmologist) as well as your family doctor. ...Read more

Dr. James Hocker
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