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Doctor insights on: What Does A Soft Spot On Your Head Mean

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I was born with no soft spot on my head but i don't have any head deformaties, does this mean I have craniocynostosis?

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

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What does seeing a bald spot on my head mean?

What does seeing a bald spot on my head mean?

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

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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

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

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What could a dark spot on the left temporal part of the head mean following a CT scan?

What could a dark spot on the left temporal part of the head mean following a CT scan?

Skin lesion: CT scans do not cause burns or trauma to the skin. It may just be a coincidence. If it does not go away on its own or gets larger, see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I can actually see a bald spot on my head, does that mean I am suffering from androgenic alopecia?

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

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What dies it mean when spots relly hurt your head whej you touch them ?

What dies it mean when spots relly hurt  your head whej you touch them ?

Infection?: This can represent bacterial infection which is causing deep swelling and pain on touching. This would require a treatment with antibiotics. It is best to see your physician or dermatologist for early evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when u have dark spots on head of dick?

What does it mean when u have dark spots on head of dick?

Benign: Hyperpigmentation can occur from hormonal changes. As long as the lesion is not raised or palpable, there is no concern for cancer. ...Read more

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I get head makes then dizzy spells and see height spots that turn to black if I do not sit down will fall down what do that mean?

I get head makes then dizzy spells and see height spots that turn to black if I do not sit down will fall down what do that mean?

Lightheadedness: It sounds like lightheadedness or "presyncopal" episodes. In young women these are usually vasovagal reflexes, dehydration, or possibly related to your heartbeat. If it's a recurring or bothersome problem or if you ever faint, then go see PCP to examine you, check BP with tilt test, and get some baseline EKG and lab work. ...Read more

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Last night, the head of my penis was itchy and i looked at it today in the morning, and i had little red spots on the head. What does this mean?

Last night, the head of my penis was itchy and i looked at it today in the morning, and i had little red spots on the head. What does this mean?

Balanitis: This could be an inflammatory condition called balanitis. You should see a urologist for examination and they may need to prescribe a topical steroid called betamethasone. ...Read more