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I Have A Deformed Skull
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
I have a deformed shape of skull, my back skull is flat and it seems the base of my skull is small and my face is big, can, any alternative therapy?
Surgery: You should have a consultation with a surgeon who performs craniofacial surgery to determine the cause of your facial anomalies and provide you with some options for treatment. ...Read more
Hard to say: If 2 years have gone by with no therapy and the skull is misshapen, it is unlikely to self correct. There are a variety of skull defects triggered by abnormal fetal position or premature fusion of the growth lines, each requires a different treatment and response varies.Self correction is most likely with positioning or helmets in the first year. Growth line fusion usually requires surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As a baby I had surgery because I had craniosynostosis. I am now 17 years old and my skull is now deformed. I'm just curious if there is anyway to fix?
Plastic and ...: Reconstructive surgery. Plastic surgeons have at their disposal an entire palate of ways to change the shape of the skull. It is clearly on your mind and there fore worth investigating. Check with the local Craniofacial Panel which is established in nearly every state. At 17 you may still fall under pediatric guidelines and as a revision to a prior surgery and may be considered "NOT" cosmetic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son is 17 and has a deformed skull. Is their any treatment to correct this. He suffers back, neck and head aches due to this deformity.
I am 21 years old and my head is deformed and i got a big lump back of my head i need your help .What i need to do for my head to become normal ?
See craniofacial MD: An abps-certified plastic surgeon experienced in craniofacial surgery can obtain the scans and x-rays to diagnose and recommend options for this (probable) bony condition of your skull. This condition can be caused by infancy premature closure of cranial bones. If this is indeed the cause, skull surgery by a craniofacial expert can correct the deformity effectively! risks low; results good! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Proper positioning: Since 1992, when the usa started putting babies to sleep on their backs, there has been an increase in temporary flattening of the head (plagiocephaly). This resolves with time and may take years. Helmets are rarely recommended as the don't provide much benefit over waiting. Limiting time on the back when awake is most important. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My head and face gets horribly deformed permanently like infant head every time i sleep i was born perfectly fine till puberty where it started im20.?
Anxiety Disorder: If your face becomes like a "baby face", there is nothing to be worried about! as a matter of fact many women spend thousands of dollars in order to get "baby face". So, look into your general wellbeing and see: "how are you?" are you happy in you life? If not; why? What is between you ; happiness? Now, "acne" is a treatable condition. I am sure when you are treated properly, you will feel fine. ...Read more
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