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How Long Will Flat Spot On Head Last
How long does it take for flat spots of head to go away,
my daughter is 11months has flat spot on left and back of head, which is noticeable. ?
Depends: By the time baby is spending more of her time upright & not laying down, gravity is no longer aggravating the process as much & it has a chance to round out. If the skull is visibly distorted, shifting one ear& part of the face forward as seen from above, a specialized helmet can be worn to help speed the reshaping. Most become un-noticeable with time & as hair thickens. ...Read more
Sat for 2h in dentist chair, pushed back head with shoulder. After 2d back head swollen and hurts the spot now for 5 days. How long will this last?
Sexually active. Flat, painless, red spots on head of penis. Does not bother me at all. Haven't used condoms for last 2 partners.
I found a bold spot on my head out no where last week and now there is 3 more what could be causing this ?
I have a flat spot on my crown area on my head but it just appeared recently. What should I do? It wasn't there when i was 15 but it appeared now
I get these sharp head pains. Only last 3 seconds maybe. Never in the same spot more than once, they are scattered. What could they be? Worried!
No: Sharp pain on scalp may be due to muscle spasm. It comes and goes and is usually not localized. Tensions can also do that. Try relaxation of your neck muscles and see if they go away. If it localizes to any area then follow up with your primary care physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My sister has a sharp pain her head. It's been going on for about two days now. In the same spot and it woke her up last night. What can this be?
See doctor: When a pain starts to wake you up, it is time to consult a doctor. ...Read more
I rest my head on the same spot for a long time everyday, since it rests on the same spot everyday can with time change the shape of my head or skin?
Unlikely: Unlikely, but if you apply pressure of some type that could change head shape somewhat ...Read more
I have a big spot covered with pus but there is no head. I put BP 5% since yesterday twice. I haven't seen any changes. How long will it take to work?
Why on the rigth side of my 4 month old grandson head is flat we turn hem all the time it look like a baby that lay n 1 spot all the time but not hem?
See your Peds doc!: There are some congenital abnormalities that are related to premature closure of the cranial sutures (craniosynostosis). In layman terms- areas of the head that can close early resulting in skull deformities. Some need to be fixed by surgery. There are some that are clearly positional- with modifying sleep habits or using a helmet- these deformities can be solved. Some are completely normal. ...Read more
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