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Doctor insights on: What Is The Best Treatment For Protruding Forehead

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Please let me know if there is any way to reduce protruding forehead?

Please let me know if there is any way to reduce protruding forehead?

Doubt it: Theoretically one can reshape the skull but practically it will do too much damage to the brain to make it even worth a fleeting thought. Appearance is not everything and you'd do more to develop your skill and personality than to worry so much about your looks. If you were a woman, consult your hairdresser to see if there is a cut which would complement your features. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Protruding Forehead (Definition)

Protruding forehead is a facial feature in which a person's forehead appears to stick out forwards somewhat, and be a bit larger than usual, in comparison to the average person of the same racial/ethnic group. Facial features can be familial (passed from parent to child), or they can sometimes be due ...Read more


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Do you have any suggestions for hiding a high/protruding forehead besides bangs?

Hiding forehead: Bangs are the easiest answer, and you can even get "clip in" ones from stores like Ulta or online that can prevent the need to cut actual bangs if you don't want to. Some head bands can help. Maybe a scarf in the hair will draw attention away from the forehead. ...Read more

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Protruding forehead, what can I do to get rid of it, how did it happen?

Protruding forehead, what can I do to get rid of it, how did it happen?

Need evaluation: Can't really answer that without more information. This could be a family trait or may be a sign of something called acromegaly which is a hormone disorder caused by a pituitary tumor. You should see an ENT or facial surgeon. ...Read more

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What's the purpose of the protruding forehead? Is there a bigger brain in there?

What's the purpose of the protruding forehead?  Is there a bigger brain in there?

Congenital problem: The brain normally grows and expands the skull in all directions. A protruding forehead is probably due to premature closure of one of the skull suture lines in the head, which leads to an abnormal compensatory growth in the unrestricted direction. There is no purpose other than the need for normal growth and expansion of the brain. ...Read more

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Protruding forehead(usually without hair) is a physical indication of intelligence?

No.: There is no relationship between the size or shape of the head (with or without hair) and intelligence. One cannot accurately guess a person's IQ by looks or even by scanning instruments such as mri, spect, or pet. Some genetic syndromes with striking physical features do predict intelligence, but almost always in the form of increased risk for mental retardation. ...Read more

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I was wondering is a protruding forehead really the sign of a more developed frontal lobe?

I was wondering is a protruding forehead really the sign of a more developed frontal lobe?

Not necessarily: Frontal bossing is an abnormal enlargement of the frontal bone. It can be associated with rare medical conditions including acromegaly, or with conditions such as benign enlargement of the subarachnoid spaces. In the latter condition, the size of the frontal lobes may be normal or even reduced due to the increased subarachnoid space. Further reading: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1576605 ...Read more

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5 mo old baby has 2 different ears, one is flat against his head, other is slightly bigger and sticks out, Is it likely the sticking out ear will become less prominent or harden closer to the head? Cartilage still very soft, any treatment options?

5 mo old baby has 2 different ears, one is flat against his head, other is slightly bigger and sticks out, Is it likely the sticking out ear will become less prominent or harden closer to the head? Cartilage still very soft, any treatment options?

Depends: This is not unusual and the treatment if any depends on the degree of difference.Kids most often come out this way do to the way they are positioned in the womb, or gradually develop it due to sleep position. In the US, plastic surgeons may treat with a variety of inserts positioned within and around the ear or ears. You might check with your doc first to see if won't improve on its own. ...Read more

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I hit my head while opening a door. Golf ball size knot w/ wound that is still open on forehead... About 8 hours ago. What is the best treatment?

I hit my head while opening a door. Golf ball size knot w/ wound that is still open on forehead... About 8 hours ago.  What is the best treatment?

Possible concussion?: Concussion is a minor traumatic brain injury that can result from a fall, sports activities, or car accidents. You can have no symptoms, mild symptoms or severe. For a mild concussion no treatment may be needed. However, be aware that the symptoms can show up later. If you experience blurred vision, drowsiness, bleeding from the nose or ears go to er or urgent care. ...Read more

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I have what seems rosacea..red patches on forehead & sides of nose. Quite dry in places. What is the best treatment?

Consultation: Consult with a facial plastic surgeon or dermatologist. There are topical treatments that can be used but a diagnosis has to be done first. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the best at home treatment regimen/ingrdients for forehead wrinkles and crows feet?

What is the best at home treatment regimen/ingrdients for forehead wrinkles and crows feet?

None: As you age, certain changes will take place. Genetics is a reason for individual differences. Smoking and sun damage and chronic exposure to the elements are major factors. There is a multi-billion dollar industry seeking to con you out of some of your dollars by promises of eternal youth. Don't be a sucker. ...Read more

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What to do if I have 2 or 3 horizontal wrinkles on my forehead. what would be the best drugstore anti wrinkle cream or treatment that I could use?

What to do if I have 2 or 3 horizontal wrinkles on my forehead. what would be the best drugstore anti wrinkle cream or treatment that I could use?

Wrinkles: The wrinkles on your forehead result from moving your forehead and elevating your eyebrows. These are normal but as time goes on, they can be apparent at rest, as well. The best treatment for those wrinkles is a neuromodulator like Botox. No drugstore cream will get rid of these wrinkles. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for severe head trauma?

What is the best treatment for severe head trauma?

Trauma Center: Severe head trauma usually means the person cannot wake up (coma). Injuries like this require treatment by a team which includes trauma surgeons, intensive care specialists and neurosurgeons. These teams are available at all level i and ii trauma centers in the us. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for head lice?

What is the best treatment for head lice?

Thorough de-lousing!: With head lice, wash the hair with shampoo containg lice killing medication, usually malathion. That should kill lice but not all the eggs (nits). Wash all bedding and clothing with hot water & detergent to kill lice/eggs. Comb hair with nit comb twice daily for two weeks to prevent recurrence. Check: center for disease control's website: http://www.Cdc.Gov/parasites/lice/head/treatment.Html. ...Read more

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I have head lice. What is the best treatment for this?

I have head lice. What is the best treatment for this?

Nix (permethrin) or Rid: I'd start with a basic otc product like nix (permethrin) cream rinse or rid. Used as directed, they are generally effective when used in conjunction with daily combing with a nit comb. You don't need to fumigate your home, but i would clean brush/comb with boiling water, wash and dry bedding/ clothing (hot dryer). Items that can't be launder and dried on hot should go into a bag for 2 weeks. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for painful bump on head cyst?

What is the best treatment for painful bump on head cyst?

Exam: This could be an infected hair follicle . Warm soaks help but sometimes they require incision and drainage. Have it examined by your md if it doesn't recede. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for reuccaring back head fungus that wont respond to creams or tablets?

What is the best treatment for reuccaring back head fungus that wont respond to creams or tablets?

See your doctor: There are different medications like Griseofulvin that can to take to treat fungus (times capitus) but they need to be given for weeks to months. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head.. and other parts of the body like elbow and knees

What is the best treatment for psoriasis? Mainly in the head.. and other parts of the body like elbow and knees

See doctor: You may need to consult a rheumatologist if you suffer from joint symptoms. For psoriasis involving mainly the skin, a dermatologist would be your best bet. There is no one best treatment for all psoriasis sufferers and thus only your own doctor can tell you about the "best treatment" for you. ...Read more