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What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

What causes red spots on the head of the penis?

Benign papules : Pearly penile papules are like a minature "string of pearls" around head of penis. More common or prominent in uncircumcised men. They are perfectly normal. Sometimes called "tyson's" glands, but aren't glands. May contribute to smegma formation. Have it seen by a dr. If not as described above or if there is any concern. ...Read more

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Can hair transplant for bald spots cause cancer?What are the safest ways to treat bald spots on the head with your own hair without side effects/harm?

Can hair transplant for bald spots cause cancer?What are the safest ways to treat bald spots on the head with your own hair without side effects/harm?

Absolutely no chance: There has never been a single report of any type of cancer (skin or otherwise) associated with or thought to be caused by hair transplants. Since transplants involve surgery, the same "side effects" occur as do with ANY type of surgery, ie, bleeding, pain, risk of infection and anticipated scarring....There is simply no way to avoid them. The degree of risk varies due to many factors. ...Read more

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S why do I get migraines only on one side of my head on that side I see black k spots on vision. And I can't see light or hear any thing. Cause it hur?

S why do I get migraines only on one side of my head on that side I see black k spots on vision. And I can't see light or hear any thing. Cause it hur?

Get evaluated: A unilateral headache pattern is not unusual. Please work with a headache doctor to rule out other issues. A neuromuscularly trained dentist could also be of assistance. Moist heat on the affected side also could help. ...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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Random sensitive spots on head that comes and goes and causes headaches?

Random sensitive spots on head that comes and goes and causes headaches?

Neuralgia: Superficial nerves in the scalp may be irritated or inflamed (occipital nerve is common). This can lead to strange pains on the scalp and headaches. See your chiropractor for a good neck evaluation and adjustment. You may need to see your doctor or urgent care as well for medication to help or to see if you need a consult with a pain specialist. ...Read more

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How long does it take for flat spots of head to go away, my daughter is 11months has flat spot on left and back of head, which is noticeable. ?

Depends: By the time baby is spending more of her time upright & not laying down, gravity is no longer aggravating the process as much & it has a chance to round out. If the skull is visibly distorted, shifting one ear& part of the face forward as seen from above, a specialized helmet can be worn to help speed the reshaping. Most become un-noticeable with time & as hair thickens. ...Read more