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Doctor insights on: Remedies For Enlarged Skull

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Enlarged Skull (Definition)

Enlarged skull is a symptom in which a person has a bigger skull than expected for somebody his age, size, and gender. Causes can include congenital (present at birth) brain disorders, childhood ...Read more


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How can I tell if I have an enlarged skull or tumor?

How can I tell if I have an enlarged skull or tumor?

See a doctor: Perfection is more hype than reality. Many people have asymmetrical features that can appear unusual or even " abnormal". You need to raise your concern to your doctor first. A careful review of your history with a physical exam are frequently all that's required to put your mind at ease. Your doctor can make the decision with you about imaging studies if the exam is inconclusive. ...Read more

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Enlarged skull delivered by c section?

Enlarged skull delivered by c section?

Possibly: In cases where there is the suspicion of a large baby or a baby with a significantly enlarged head a c section would allow for less risk and possibly less harm to the baby since c sections permit a larger opening than the limited space of the birth canal. ...Read more

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What is the treatment and recovery after a fractured skull?

What is the treatment and recovery after  a fractured skull?

Just time: Most skull fractures will heal in 3 months without any specific treatment. Some skull fractures that may require surgery include depressed fractures, fractures involving the frontal sinuses and compound skull fractures. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for fused skull bones?

Surgery.: This type of surgery is usually performed by a pediatric neurosurgeon, or a specialist called craniofacial surgeon. There are a variety of surgical approaches, which of course only the surgeon can answer based on each individual case. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a fractured skull?

What is the best treatment for a fractured skull?

Just time: Most skull fractures will heal in 3 months without any specific treatment. Some skull fractures that may require surgery include depressed fractures, fractures involving the frontal sinuses and compound skull fractures. ...Read more

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My child was dianogsed with cranial synostosis (fused skull plates). What can I expect as far as treatment goes?

My child was dianogsed with cranial synostosis (fused skull plates). What can I expect as far as treatment goes?

Craniosynostosis: Specific treatment for craniosynostosis will be determined by your child's physician based on: your child's age, overall health, and medical history extent of the craniosynostosis type of craniosynostosis (which sutures are involved) your child's tolerance for specific medications, procedures, or therapies However, surgery is the usual treatment. Your doctor will explain this all to you. ...Read more

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Ideal treatment for depressed open skull fractures?

Ideal treatment for depressed open skull fractures?

Surgery: An open, depressed skull fracture may require surgery. A ct scan can be used to help the neurosurgeon determine proper treatment. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Craniosacral therapy: Craniosacral therapy may help reshape the skull a bit. Chiropractic can help the neck and back pain. You could also consult with a neurosurgeon and see if surgery is an option. ...Read more

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Head psoriasis treatment?

Head psoriasis treatment?

See Dermatologist: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition that may, among other areas, affect the scalp region. Depending on the severity of the psoriasis in general, and scalp psoriasis in particular, a dermatologist may use topical steroids and/or systemic therapy with medications such a Methotrexate or newer generation of medications generally referred as "biologics.". ...Read more