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What to do with a small cut on the top of my head?

What to do with a small cut on the top of my head?

Clean: Clean the area with soap and water. To remove any foreign material. Then use alcohol to sterilize the area. If it is necessary use steri strips to close the wound. Cover with a bandage and check daily to see it is not infected. ...Read more

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Small white dots on the skin. Will they disappear?

Small white dots on the skin. Will they disappear?

Get checked: Without a proper exam of the rash it would be difficult to give the best answer. Consider sending us a picture ...Read more

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Will my head / face grow if they are small and I'm only 18?

Will my head / face grow if they are small and I'm only 18?

Growth: Most growth is usually done by 18 if you're a female. Males will still grow a little more; however the majority of growth is done. A simple test to see if any growth is left is to take a hand wrist x-ray. This can then be coorelated to the head and face all based in growth research studies. Consult with an orthodontist and ask for a hand wrist x-ray. ...Read more

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I have small round dry patches of skin they come and go do not itch or hurt.?

I have small round dry patches of skin they come and go do not itch or hurt.?

Psoriasis: Psoriasis often presents as pink, scaly patches of skin on the body, sometimes only on the knees and elbows. Unlike eczema, it tends not to be very itchy, mostly unsightly. There are many good treatments if this is psoriasis. ...Read more

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I have microcephaley but my head CM 52cm what is the age range. Ie how small/ big to child please?

I have microcephaley but my head CM 52cm what is the age range. Ie how small/ big to child please?

Don't understand???: Not sure how you were diagnosed with "microcephaly" at 33 yrs of age. 52 cm is smaller than "average", but still falls within 2 standard deviations of average (which means it's essentially normal). You also have to correlate it with your adult height to figure out where you fall on the percentile curves. If this doesn't help please try and rephrase your question a little more clearly. ...Read more

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Is it one big patch of skin or many small patches of skin distributed over the body with Bowen's Disease?

Peculiar question: Bowen's disease is another term for squamous cell carcinoma in situ. It is seen almost entirely on people over 60 and on areas of chronic sun damage. It is also applied sometimes to superficial squamous cell cancer of the nipple. They may be large or small. They may be solitary or multiple. They are readily cured with a variety of easy treatments. In situ means superficial, not invasive, so not a ...Read more

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My son has a big head. 50% and is small for height and weight 3% he eats like crazy but isn't growing. He is 29 months old, weighs 27 lbs.

My son has a big head. 50% and is small for height and weight 3% he eats like crazy but isn't growing. He is 29 months old, weighs 27 lbs.

Confusing info: His weight (27 lbs) is at 25th percentile. If his height is at 3rd percentile and head circumference at 50 th, his head is not big at all! Consult his pediatrician for further clarification. ...Read more

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I've got a small splinter stuck on back of my head and can't get it out, does the body remove it by itself, and what could happen if it does not?

I've got a small splinter stuck on back of my head and can't get it out, does the body remove it by itself, and what could happen if it does not?

You may get an infxn: While your body can remove a splinter, we typically like to remove them as they may contain foreign material or contamination that could also cause an infection. I would recommend that you see a health care provider in person to assess. ...Read more

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When I do any small activity, I feel like thorns are pricking my skin especially in the winter. I have this for some years now but it's getting worse!

When I do any small activity, I feel like thorns are pricking my skin especially in the winter. I have this for some years now but it's getting worse!

May be miliaria: May be a form of miliara (heat rash). A primary care doctor or dermatologist may help prevent and treat the symptoms. Keeping the skin surface smooth, soft, intact and healthy is important, so try to avoid over-scratching. What happens during exercise (when you start to sweat) is that the sweat glands are blocked at first (causing symptoms), but once sweat is able to flow freely, it feels better. ...Read more

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I just fall from a small lader while im working, sat and I hit my back and head now it feels like some small pintch in may back that is not going away?

I just fall from a small lader while im working, sat and I hit my back and head now it feels like some small pintch in may back that is not going away?

See a doctor: As a trauma surgeon, I can speak first-hand about the dangers of ladders--even a relatively "minor" fall can cause quite a bit of internal injuries. The persistence of your back pain warrants a formal evaluation to be certain that there is no significant back injury. I would make an appointment with your doctor asap or go to an er for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a brown rough scaley place on my skin it started out small after 2 years it's the size of a dime could it be skin c?

I have a brown rough scaley place on my skin it started out small after 2 years it's the size of a dime could it be skin c?

See below: Round, rough, uniformly brown, scaly/waxy spots on the skin increase with age; they're called seborrheic keratoses & are benign. If your lesion has mixed colors, irregular shape, indistinct margins, bleeds, or is elevated, by all means it should be examined by pcp or dermatologist. If any doubt about lesion, see doc. ...Read more

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Small red dots on skin what could that be?

Small red dots on skin what could that be?

I wouldn't want to: Guess about what these are with so little information. These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my head should I be worried?

I have a small bump on my head should I be worried?

Depends on DX: Depending on the diagnosis, the bump may be benign or need investigating (biopsy/removal). Relatively impossible to tell you over the computer. Best you get it looked at by a dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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At 40 I have small bloodlike red dots on skin appearing?

At 40 I have small bloodlike red dots on skin appearing?

Angiomas: "cherry angiomas are made up of clusters of tiny capillaries at the surface of the skin, forming a small round dome ("papule"), which may be flat topped. They range in colour from bright red to purple. When they first develop, they may be only a tenth of a millimeter in diameter and almost flat, appearing as small red dots. However, they then usually grow to about one or two millimeters across, an. ...Read more

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Do hookworms leave small white trail marking (s), on skin?

Usually: It is usually more like wheals or hives. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I have 3 brown small embedded marks forming a triangle on my skin. What could it be?

See dermatologist: No one can tell you without seeing the rash. See your doc or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Small ring of skin on forehead?

Small ring of skin on forehead?

See: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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I think I have microcephaly because my head is small. What are the symptoms?

I think I have microcephaly because my head is small. What are the symptoms?

Relax: Sorry, to get a diagnosis of this, it is a sad condition made at birth.
Abnormally small skull that confines brain. Extremely low functioning. Sound like you? I didn't think so. ...Read more

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What could these itchy small bumps on my skin be?

What could these itchy small bumps on my skin be?

Unsure.: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be dermatological evaluation. ...Read more

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What is there a small piece of skin hanging from my labia?

What is there a small piece of skin hanging from my labia?

See your md: There may be many reasons for the extra skin such as a polyp or previous trauma which should be evaluated by your physician. If this is essentially cosmetic, it can be removed. ...Read more

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Small sore lump on head won't go, what is this?

Small sore lump on head won't go, what is this?

Time for Dr visit: Cannot say via Internet--needs looked at and evaluated. See your Dr or an Urgent Care Dr for professional guidance. ...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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Head circumference - what is too small?

Head circumference - what is too small?

Head circumference: There is a wide range of normal for head circumference, depending on age. Your doctor should be plotting this on a chart at well child visits. Look at both the actual size, and the change in size with time to see if your child's head circumference is normal. ...Read more

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Two small bumps on the back of my head?

Two small bumps on the back of my head?

Nor enough info: Not enough info for an answer. 2 small bumpms on the back of your head? Where exactly-where hair is? Are they red, itch, pimple like, hard, soft? Do they hurt? ...Read more