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Small Head (Overview)

Head circumference of less than 5th percentile for postnatal age of index patient


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What things can cause a baby's small head?

What things can cause a baby's small head?

Multiple causes: Probably the most common group is due to genetics & these kids grow up fine with normal development & intellectual functioning. The alternatives are many and have variable outcomes: pre-natal injury (toxins, trauma, infection, low oxygen); brain malformations;metabolic disorders ; syndromes :degenerative disorders. These groups have specific findings on evaluation but may not be detected until older. ...Read more

Small Head (Overview)

Head circumference of less than 5th percentile for postnatal age of index patient


Dr. Robert Kwok Dr. Kwok
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Treating Head Lice (Checklist)

Treat all household members with nix permethrin with dr approval
Weekly
Check every person with lice for nits (eggs) every day
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Do a thorough cleaning of beds, sofas, and play areas. Do the laundry
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What do you suggest if I am 23 male I have small head and consequently small jaw bones, i wasthat my teeth don't fit all together in my small mouth ?

What do you suggest if I am 23 male I have small head and consequently small jaw bones, i wasthat my teeth don't fit all together in my small mouth ?

See orthodontist: A healthy bite and good looking smile is important at any age. A variety of orthodontic treatments are available today for all ages. Check with your Board Certified orthodontist about the best way to achieve your treatment goals. Good luck. ...Read more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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Strangely IV been getting nautiouse easily lately. Get a small head ack and my stomach feels weird. Kinda feels like seasickness, but in on land. Why?

Strangely IV been getting nautiouse easily lately. Get a small head ack and my stomach feels weird. Kinda feels like seasickness, but in on land. Why?

Possible migraine HA: It is possible that what you describe is part of the early presentation of some type of headache disorder such as migraine. You should either speak to your family doctor for more details or search out an expert in headaches who will know how to get to the bottom of this problem. ...Read more

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I have a small head, will it grow?

I have a small head, will it grow?

No: The human head reaches 90% of its final size by age 9. At a listed age of 48, you are long past the end of head growth, so learn to accept what you have.It is not the size but what you do with it that matters. ...Read more

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What things can cause a baby's small head?

Multiple causes: Probably the most common group is due to genetics & these kids grow up fine with normal development & intellectual functioning. The alternatives are many and have variable outcomes: pre-natal injury (toxins, trauma, infection, low oxygen); brain malformations;metabolic disorders ; syndromes :degenerative disorders. These groups have specific findings on evaluation but may not be detected until older. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Small head?

What is the definition or description of: Small head?

See below: Head circumference of less than 5th percentile for postnatal age of index patient ...Read more

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What should I do if I have a big body and small head?

What should I do if I have a big body and small head?

See below: There is not a lot you can do. Unless, you are over weight, then exercise and a healthy diet will help you lose weight. And , you may seem more proportionate. ...Read more

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What are some things that can cause a person to have a small head?

Microcephaly: There are several causes of small head one of them is genetics, or immature closure of sutures, it will depend a lot of factors. ...Read more

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Is there any kind a medicines that will make my head wider? i have a small head?

Is there any kind a medicines that will make my head wider? i have a small head?

No: At 27 years of age, head size is fixed. There is no medication that is designed to change it. ...Read more

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Will IQ be normal if you have a small head?

Will IQ be normal if you have a small head?

Multiple causes: Probably the most common group is due to genetics & these kids grow up fine with normal development & intellectual functioning. The alternatives are many and have variable outcomes: pre-natal injury (toxins, trauma, infection, low oxygen); brain malformations;metabolic disorders ; syndromes :degenerative disorders. These groups have specific findings on evaluation but may not be detected until older. ...Read more

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If u have a small face and a small head, will it grow ?

If u have a small face and a small head, will it grow ?

Yes: Yes by reconstructive surgery, consult a plastic surgeon , or oral surgeon who does these procedures by your twenties you reach your adulthood bones stop growing. Cost you have to find out from the surgeon, some times insurance covers. ...Read more

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I am an ectomorph and i have a small head how can i make it bigger?

I am an ectomorph and i have a small head how can i make it bigger?

Ectomorph: Most ectomorphs have small heads, hands, feet etc. The best course of action would be to accept it, same way all of us accept some of our features that we can't change. Don't fall into the HGH trap! ...Read more

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What could a small head be a sign of in a newborn?

See below: This can be very normal. Big heads and little heads tend to run in families. What is important is the growth velocity with time. You want the head to grow at a steady rate. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Small head circumference?

What is the definition or description of: Small head circumference?

Microcephaly: Microcephaly is a neonatal malformation defined as a head size much smaller compared with other babies of the same age and sex. Head sizes are measured with the head circumference and if it is below 2 stander deviations it is considered small. ...Read more