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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 have a tender spot on head 9 months post bacterial meningitis.does this mean anything?

I have a tender spot on head 9 months post bacterial meningitis.does this mean anything?

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

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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 if a mole keeps turning into a spot?

What does it mean if a mole keeps turning into a spot?

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

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What does a white spot mean in your eye?

What does a white spot mean in your eye?

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

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Red spot on skin what does it mean?

Red spot on skin what does it mean?

There are so many: causes of red spots, you need to see dermatologist for answers ...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 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?

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

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I have a blue spot on bottom lip-what does it mean?

I have a blue spot on bottom lip-what does it mean?

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

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What does it mean if I have a blue spot on my top lip?

What does it mean if I have a blue spot on my top lip?

Mole?: Depending on the depth of the pigment under the skin, a mole may appear blue. If it changes in size, shape,color or bleeds, see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Numle=normal: If numle means normal, then you may have had annovulatory bleeding. This is usually a self limiting thing and the next menses will prob be normal If this continues ,then a GYN exam is in order. ...Read more

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I have a beauty spot on my cheek and 2 days ago it started bleeding for no apparent reason. What does this mean ?

I have a beauty spot on my cheek and 2 days ago it started bleeding for no apparent reason. What does this mean ?

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

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When hair falls out with little bulbs (follicles?) at the end does it mean the hair on that spot won't grow back anymore?

When hair falls out with little bulbs (follicles?) at the end does it mean the hair on that spot won't grow back anymore?

YES: Loss of the follicle means loss of that hair.....more hair, however will (in most cases) grow back (unless a part of male pattern baldness or alopecia (hair loosing diseases) ...Read more

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What does white spot back of eye mean?

What does white spot back of eye mean?

Need more data: A white spot that is in the retina could be normal variant or something serious. Usually seen on eye exam, and not seen with the naked eye, get checked by the eye md since you may not have symptoms. ...Read more

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What does the cloudy white spot on my baby’s eye mean?

What does the cloudy white spot on my baby’s eye mean?

Prompt evaluation: A white spot on the eye is not normal and requires prompt evaluation. The sooner the better. There are many possible causes, and prompt attention is required. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

What does it mean to have a brown spot on the white part of your eye?

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 more

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