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Is Back To Sleep A Cause Of Flat Spot On Head
Is it possible for adult to develop flat spot on top of skull. Have a flat spot on half of top of head but not sure if always been there?
Not possible.: It is not possible to develop a flat spot without significant application of force. Hair generally covers it all up. ...Read more
Is there a benefit to sleeping on one side of your body? I.E. Is it better to sleep on my back over my stomach or on a side?
Right side of brain hurts when I lay on it on a pillow, touch or pull a strand of hairlightly. What may this be cause by?
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
What could cause a quarter sized tingling spot on back of head? Could it be related to the fact that i'm sleep deprived?
Head hurts to press on in one spot at back of head what could this be also notice it whdn standing and walking?
Please see: Please see your doctor to find out. ...Read more
I have a bump on the lower back part of my head on the left hand side, it's the size of a marble and it's causing me to have headaches what can it be?
You don't: The soft spot or spots (front & back) represent areas where the edges of the skull bones are separated by more than a few millimeters. They can be as small as a pea at birth, enlarge over a few months & for most seem closed by 15-18 mo. Some start out big, i've seen one softball sized & had a helmet made to protect the head. Graduall closure over time is based on genetic factors, not your efforts. ...Read more
Empty circle: Quite uncommon at your age unless it is common in your family. I would have you see your doctor for starters and, depending what is found out, you are likely to be referred to a dermatologist. ...Read more
Everyone's different: In general, everyone's head is shaped differently. So it is possible to have a flat part of school on the back of the head. ...Read more
What type of headache can be a pounding pain on top of head or in back of the head. Mostly in back but does not go to neck. Moving makes it worse.
Have a sore spot on top of head for years/ clean MRI of brain what could be causing this? sometime also get sore spot behide head too. scared
14 weeks pregnant. Upper neck to the base of my head pain cause a headachr that is hanging on for about 2 days.
Soft spot dynamics: The soft spot is basicly a window into the water baloon that protects the brain and spinal cord, with a cushion of water, against the effect of movement. Sit a kid upright and the soft spot flattens, lay them flat or upside down & they tend to pooch out. With hold fluid the dehydrated kid will sink in further in any position. ...Read more
Unknown : It is difficult to answer this question without a better description of what the skin irritation may be. One condition that comes to which ca cause pain in the head and neck is shingles (herpes zoster, usually of the c2 nerve root). Other more minor and more serious conditions are certainly possible. Please consult your physician for further evaluation. ...Read more
How often does poor posture cause a fat pad to develop on the back of the neck right at top of back?(bottom of neck)
Been having sore to touch spots on middle back of my head and back upper part of my head. What can it be or why is it happening/?
Scalp Folliculitis: Folliculitis is the name given to inflammation of hair follicles that can be caused by several factors. Folliculitis is a focal inflammation of the hair follicles. It looks like acne with little rings of inflammation surrounding the opening of a hair follicle. The result of folliculitis is a tender red spot, sometimes with a surface pustule. Staph is the most common bacteria causing this. ...Read more
See a neurologist: Unilateral "chill" (goose) bumps in the context of a tbi may mean nothing at all but could be a sign of autonomic nervous system dysfunction, including reflex sympathetic dystrophy (crps) rarely even an autonomic seizure. Other associations can be related to spinal cord injury (cervical injury is common with head trauma) a neurologist should be able to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get double vision and feel woozy after leaning the back of my head on pillow or couch back. What could be the cause of this?
Low blood flow: In some patients the blood vessels that run in the back of your neck to your brain (vertebral arteries) can be pinched by the spine, especially if you have arthritis. This can cause symptoms when you put your head back as the blood flow to your brain is diminished. It could also be caused by spasms of the muscles themselves. You should start by seeing your primary care doctor and getting an exam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need to examine this: You need to show it to your doctor for his/her examination. Most bumps are not cancerous yet it all depends on your history and the growth rate of this bump. If it is growing in size, is painless and there has not been any trauma to cause it, then i would be concerned and get it checked out. ...Read more
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