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Receding Forehead (Overview)

A receding forehead slopes backwards. It is interesting to read about the anthropology of this head structure. This type of head structure is seen in apes.


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I have a knot that appeared on my forehead and causes pain. What could this knot be?

I have a knot that appeared on my forehead and causes pain. What could this knot be?

Possibilities: Include an abscess, a cyst, a lipoma, or a bony abnormality. I recommend that you see your doctor to have it evaluated properly. If it is an abscess it may need antibiotics. ...Read more

Receding Forehead (Overview)

A receding forehead slopes backwards. It is interesting to read about the anthropology of this head structure. This type of head structure is seen in apes.


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Can hypopigmentation (vitiligo) on my forehead be treated with dandruff shampoo?

Can hypopigmentation (vitiligo) on my forehead be treated with dandruff shampoo?

Hairline: If it from vitiligo, it will not help. If it is flaky and whitish it may be seborrhea and then it may help. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a receding hairline, or simply a big forehead?

How do I know if I have a receding hairline, or simply a big forehead?

Receding hairline:: If you compare a photo of your hairline now to one taken a few years ago, you will be able to determine if your hairline has changed. ...Read more

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There is a black dark spot in my forehead and it has not gone till now..It has been about 2 years.. What treatment we can do in home?

You need to : See a dermatologist. Hypothetically speaking - how do you know you don't have a form of skin cancer? Skin cancer does not hurt. It also won't go away. On its own. I am not saying this is what you have. However, i can't see your specific lesion. Because of that, you must see a dermatologist for an examination. ...Read more

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Are aquamid injectable filler results actually permanent? While i was researching treatments for some worry lines in my forehead i came across aquamid injectable filler. The company claims the results are permanent. Are these claims true?

Caution!!!: Aquamid is polyacramide gel and is not approved for use in the United States. It is considered a permanent filler as the particles cannot be broken down by the body. Several formulations have appeared overseas and chronic problems have been encountered. Artefill is the ony fda approved permanent filler. Make sure you see a reputable dermatologist, facial plastic surgeon, or plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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I got a line on my forehead and it day by day increases and pains a lot. How do I cure this?

Unclear: It is not clear to me what you mean with this question.

If you have a painful skin lesion on your forehead that is getting worse with time, you should see your doctor for a formal opinion.

I suspect a picture, in your case, would be worth a thousand words. ...Read more

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I have a red dot under my skin. How can I get rid off it? It's in the middle of my forehead. Please help i'm begging. :(

Blood: This needs to be evaluated and treated by dermatologsot who probably lightly burn it with elctrosurgery. It will resolve in a few days with no a very slight mark. ...Read more

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6 months of constant headaches and stuffed up.forehead hurts to touch.Prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs and nasal rinses haven't helped.why?

6 months of constant headaches and stuffed up.forehead hurts to touch.Prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs and nasal rinses haven't helped.why?

Chronic sinusitis: You may have chronic sinusitis. This is a chronic bacterial infection of the sinuses. See your doctor, and they may prescribe medicines if indicated. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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How do I prevent spots on my forehead?

How do I prevent spots on my forehead?

Two items: 1) Products with Alpha Hydroxy Acid are helpful and don't require a script.
2) Dr. Oz had this issue on one of his programs that you could look up and it had to do with a lime or lemon mix as I recall. But he cautioned not to go out into the sun after application as it can discolor the skin. ...Read more

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What should I do if a child gets a bump on the forehead?

What should I do if a child gets a bump on the forehead?

Head trauma: Assuming no loss of conciousness or symptoms of a concussion, application of an ice pack to diminish swelling and Acetaminophen or ibuprohren for pain is all that is needed. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a forehead lift done?

Not much: There is some discomfort associated with any procedure, but forehead lifts (along with most facial plastic procedures) should not be associated with substantial pain. There are different approaches to a forehead lift. Seek a consolation with a qualified facial plastic surgeon to get answers specific to your individual needs/concerns. ...Read more

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What causes the forehead to increase in size other than age and genetic factors?

What causes the forehead to increase in size other than age and genetic factors?

Bone growth: Anything that causes the frontal bones, alone or secondary to other cranial bone expansion can cause the forehead to grow. Therir or a number of chemical changes too like increased pituitary hormones or increased local growth factors as in neorofibromatosis and other diseases that ause localized overgrowth. You need an evaluation probably including x-rays and perhaps other bone imaging studies. Se. ...Read more

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No risk factors of stroke.I feel a tension in my face and forehead.It's not numb because I can feel touch and pain.Dull ache every so often.Caused by?

No risk factors of stroke.I feel a tension in my face and forehead.It's not numb because I can feel touch and pain.Dull ache every so often.Caused by?

Not stroke: Your symptoms are not suggesting stroke, but rather tension headache/ sinus headache. Depending on the exact location of the pain, its circumstances, duration or response to trial therapy your condition will be identified. Talk to your doc about your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Receding forehead?

Receding forehead: A receding forehead slopes backwards. It is interesting to read about the anthropology of this head structure. This type of head structure is seen in apes. ...Read more

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Is been 4 months since having a child by c section and my hair is thinning badly.Why? what can I do?and is thinning mostly around forehead,receding.

Is been 4 months since having a child by c section and my hair is thinning badly.Why? what can I do?and is thinning mostly around forehead,receding.

Transient problem: A portion of our hair is in the growing phase, a portion in the shed phase. As long as most remains in the growing phase, we have our usual hair as thick as it usually stays.Sometimes major life events, like childbirth,major illness, etc. can throw most of your hair into the shed phase. Luckily, within 6 mo your body should hit its own reset button and it comes back.Talk with your doc about it. ...Read more

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High forehead or receding hairline, what to do?

Evaluation: In men, topical products are safer because the medications such as Aldactone (spironolactone) (spironolcatone) cause a reduction in testosterone level and may cause breast enlargement and pain. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a receding hairline, or simply a big forehead?

Receding hairline:: If you compare a photo of your hairline now to one taken a few years ago, you will be able to determine if your hairline has changed. ...Read more

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My front hairline is like a mini widows peak. I've always had a big forehead but my hairline is starting to recede. What to do?

My front hairline is like a mini widows peak. I've always had a big forehead but my hairline is starting to recede. What to do?

See Dermatologist: 1. Recommend seeing Dermatologist First 2. After that you can try Minoxidil and tablets (if recommended) 3. If needed you can think of Hair Transplant surgery, depending on the amount of loss and available donor areas ...Read more

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My brother is having chronic hairfall problem beginning from forehead to the upper head he's just 27.What'd he do to regain his hair?

My brother is having chronic hairfall problem beginning from forehead to the upper head he's just 27.What'd he do to regain his hair?

Implant: Assuming he is having normal male hair pattern loss, there are medications he can take to prevent future hair loss. However, the only way to get back hair is to implant it from areas that have abundant hair (from the sides to the top or front). There are doctor's who specialize in just this procedure. He should see such a specialist for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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Enormous knot on forehead, what is this?

Knot: Bruise? Lipoma? etc? This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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What causes facial spasms in the forehead?

What causes facial spasms in the forehead?

Spasms: facial nerve irritability. Decrease caffeine intake, reduce stress, get rest, massage forehead and temporal muscles ...Read more

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Centre of my forehead is paining what could it be?

Centre of my forehead is paining what could it be?

Many possibilities : With such limited information, you could have a headache, pain from an injury, sinus pressure, or a central neurologic issue. See primary care doctor to sort this out and refer to specialist after. ...Read more

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High forehead fixable?

High forehead fixable?

Perhaps surgery: If you mean a high hairline then there are facial plastic surgery procedures which can lower the hairline some. See an experience surgeon for advice. ...Read more

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High forehead on males?

No: No. Unrelated physicial features. Everyone is different. Be well... ...Read more

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What causes numbness of forehead?

Sens. nerv pathology: The skin is supplied by supra orbital and supra trochlear nerves. An injury to the nerves in forehead or some pathology in the orbit on that side can explain this numbness. See a neurologist. ...Read more