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What Does A Soft Spot On Your Head Mean
I was born with no soft spot on my head but i don't have any head deformaties, does this mean I have craniocynostosis?
No: I have seen "soft spots" the size of a pea, or the size of an open hand. As long as the growth plates of the skull push away from each other (don't fuse), normal skull growth in size & shape can occur. ...Read more
Only: They you still have good vision. Hair loss is common and almost inevitable in males. In females it can be due to anything from stress to hundreds of physical problems or trauma at the beauty shop or home hair treatments. If it worsens, get evaluated by your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
What does it mean when you get a headache in a different spot of your head everyday ? Is this bad ? Life threatening? Should i worry? Im 18 years old
See doctor: chronic daily headaches should be evaluated by your primary care doctor. There are many treatment options to assist in reducing the frequency and severity of chronic daily headaches. ...Read more
Incomplete data: A 'tender spot" doesn't give much to work with. Where on the head? Flat or raised ? Color change of surrounding skin ? History of recent bug bite or trauma? This could be as simple as a swollen lymph node from a bug bite, an abscess forming around an infected hair root, a blood pocket from trauma, and more.When you submit a question, the more data you provide the more likely we can help. ...Read more
I can actually see a bald spot on my head, does that mean I am suffering from androgenic alopecia?
Alopecia areata: This is likely to be the cause of a single bald spot. Get someone in the family to look at it and see if there are any single hairs in the bald area that look like the traditional appearance of an exclamation mark---broad top and narrow at growth point. That isdiagnostic. Trouble is, noone knows cause. ...Read more
Tough one: That's a tough one. How are you defining a mole and how is it different from a spot? You should be concerned about a mole that has irregular borders, a change or variety of colors, and a size greater than that of a pencil eraser. If in doubt, get it checked out! ...Read more
Pinguecula?: Actinic damage can manifest as small yellow-white "bumps", usually @ the 3:00 ; 9:00 position along the surface of the conjunctiva in the horizontal interlid area. These are benign . Tears ; uv blocking lenses are appropriate. ...Read more
I got small white spot on the skin beside my lips 6months back. It became more whiter now. What does it mean? How to make that part of my skin normal?
White spot: Any unusual spot, sore or lesion that does not heal within 10-14 days should be examined. See your dentist or a dermatologist for an examination and diagnosis. ...Read more
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
What dose it mean when my tub are tide and I was spot for two day off and on but last mouth it was numle?
I have a beauty spot on my cheek and 2 days ago it started bleeding for no apparent reason. What does this mean ?
When hair falls out with little bulbs (follicles?) at the end does it mean the hair on that spot won't grow back anymore?
Can be normal: Darker-skinned people often have areas of pigmentation on their conjunctiva (clear vascular layer over the white). This is normal. You may also have a benign area of degeneration called a pinguecula, which can be caused by sun, dust, and wind. Malignant brown spots on the white of the eye are rare and are usually found in patients much older than you, but if in doubt, get it checked out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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