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I Have A Soft Spot On My Head
Soft spot: Spot spot on scalp may represent a wen. Consult a dermatologist for help. Read more
I was born with no soft spot on my head but I don't have any head deformaties, does this mean I have craniocynostosis?
No: I have seen "soft spots" the size of a pea, or the size of an open hand. As long as the growth plates of the skull push away from each other (don't fuse), normal skull growth in size & shape can occur. Read more
Hello, I'm very worried. I just came across a soft spot on my head about twenty minutes ago. When I touch it it kind of burns, in my ears too : (?
Hard to say: If this is under the skin it is probably a trichilemmal cyst. Read more
Interesting: Have it checked to see what it is. See the doctor for the answer. Read more
No, it's not: Especially if the spot is new and or enlarging with time, I would recommend having your primary doctor take a look at it. It's hard to say anything else without more information. Read more
I found a bold spot on my head out no where last week and now there is 3 more what could be causing this?
Why would a 5 year old still have a soft spot on his head my sons 5 years old and he still has his sof spot on top of his head like a baby dose
See your doctor.: The soft spot (fontanelle) should close between 1 and 2 years of age. There are various medical conditions that can cause it to remain open longer. I encourage you to see your child's doctor as soon as possible to evaluate this issue. Good luck! Read more
I have been having a headache for 2 weeks now. Where I will feel it in one spot on my head but go away in 5 sec this will happen 5 times. Please help?
There is a spot on my head that feels like my hair is being pulled, but it isn't. I didn't hit it on anything either. It hurts a lot when I touch it.?
Yes: The soft spot, or anterior fontanelle, remains open until about age 2 years. This allows the brain to grow freely without waiting for the skull bones to keep up. At 18 months the fontanelle may still be present, may be small, or it may seem closed. As long as the baby's head circumference is growing in the normal range, the fontanelle is fine. Read more
just within the last few hours this little spot on my head became pins&needles when I touch my hair... I can't lay on it?
Watch for shingles: That could be the first sign that you are getting shingles (a painful, blistering skin rash). It often occurs on the scalp. If you see little blisters form, see a doctor right away so you can start the antiviral medicine within 48 hrs, to limit the duration of the rash/pain. Read more
What to do if I have a spot on my head that tingles randomly for a wile, always the same spot, and my neck is also stiff. Could this be something bed?
I have a spot on my head that is sunk in a little bit and hurts at all times. What could this be, it hurts even worse when I touch it. I have been feeling very sleepy which is not normal for me and I don't know if I need to have this checked out or not.
I been having a cold spot on my head today I had a sharp pain. What can this be im a 16 year old male?
A cold spot?: Give it a day or two to settle down. Read more
What are some of the causes for a spot on my head that hurts when I touch it, like the pain radiates around my head, . No head trauma and no bump.?
Neuralgia: Some nerve endings exiting the skull are just under skin. These nerve endindings can get irritated and hurt upon contact/pressure from the outside. (occipital neuralgia). Infection in sinus and ear area can hurt as well as muscle tensions, skin lesions and even tick bite. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I been having a cold spot on my head for about a week and some times it feels like my head is bleeding I am really scared. Could this be anxiety? 16 m
Shooting pain on one spot on my head that comes out of nowhere and at the same time my vision gets blurry. Wasn't injured so what can be causing this?
Hard to say: The usual question that people are concerned about is whether this might be a manifestation of a brain tumor or an aneurysm. This is not the usual presentation for these entities. However, it is a good idea to observe this and take notes that you can present to your doctor to help him/her figure this out. The nature of the pain, the blurred vision-what brings it on, how long does it last etc.? Read more
I have a tender spot on my head. It hurts when I press on it. I've had it 4 over a yr probably. Kinda feels like pressing on pressure point. What is it?
Tender spot on head: It is very difficult to say or guess what it can be, without feeling it on examination evaluation please consult your medical doctor to find out what it could be and if it need to be excised. Read more
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