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What could cause a quarter sized tingling spot on back of head? Could it be related to the fact that i'm sleep deprived?

What could cause a quarter sized tingling spot on back of head? Could it be related to the fact that i'm sleep deprived?

Superficial nerve: This sounds like merely an irritable, superficial nerve in your scalp and probably is not related to being sleep deprived. If symptoms worsen or headaches develop, have a physician check it. ...Read more

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Do babies get flat spots on their heads if they sleep on their backs?

Do babies get flat spots on their heads if they sleep on their backs?

Yes: Some babies develop a flattened head (positional plagiocephaly) due to spending a lot of time on their backs. The soft bones of the scalp facilitate brain growth during the first year and can be molded during this time. Make sure to rotate sleeping positions and give your baby supervised tummy time while awake. ...Read more

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I've been sleeping for more than 11 hours. I can't seem to get myself up. I always just go back to sleep. When I wake up my body hurts and head kill?

I've been sleeping for more than 11 hours. I can't seem to get myself up. I always just go back to sleep. When I wake up my body hurts and head kill?

Have someone: take you to a doctor to be evaluated. There is not enough information to make a diagnosis, but what you have given is enough to warrant a medical evaluation. Could be an infection, sleep disorder, thyroid problem, the list goes on... Hope you get evaluated and feel back to normal soon! ...Read more

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When in tired and I try to lay down and sleep sometime I hear thesse pops in my head followed by like a warm sensation at the spot where it happens. What could this be?

When in tired and I try to lay down and sleep sometime I hear thesse pops in my head followed by like a warm sensation at the spot where it happens. What could this be?

Sinus disease: This sounds like you may have fluid in your sinuses that drains when you change positions. This is a guess but I am not aware of any other things this may be. Does not sound life threatening. ...Read more

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I have a tender spot on the back of my head. What could be the cause?

I have a tender spot on the back of my head. What could be the cause?

Probably nothing: You have probably bumped or irritated the "spot" in some manner. Have someone look to see if there is anything visable. If not, give it a while. Remember, in medicine, something bad usually does not go away and gets worse and becomes apparent, if it goes away, it was nothing to start with. ...Read more

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Lately I am waking up between 4-5am and cannot get back to sleep. What is the cause?

Lately I am waking up between 4-5am and cannot get back to sleep. What is the cause?

Several: Sleep hyezine, Caffine or nicotineor alcohol /stmulant medicine in eve, stress, new location/bed/surrounding can play a role.......may be going to bed too early. ...Read more

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I have a flat tender spot on the back of my head like where the swirl is what can this be?

I have a flat tender spot on the back of my head like where the swirl is what can this be?

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