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I think I have microcephaly because my head is small. What are the symptoms?

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Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Relax

Sorry, to get a diagnosis of this, it is a sad condition made at birth.
Abnormally small skull that confines brain. Extremely low functioning. Sound like you? I didn't think so.

In brief: Relax

Sorry, to get a diagnosis of this, it is a sad condition made at birth.
Abnormally small skull that confines brain. Extremely low functioning. Sound like you? I didn't think so.
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
Dr. Arthur Hoffman
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Facts matter

A skull will grow large enough to cover/house the size of it's contents.
At least 3-5% of normally functioning people have smaller head size (in the 3-5% range}. Microcephaly by definition implies the skull didn't grow larger because the contents within are defective either from genetics/disease/or other injury.If you are capable enough to send in the question.the label does not apply to you.

In brief: Facts matter

A skull will grow large enough to cover/house the size of it's contents.
At least 3-5% of normally functioning people have smaller head size (in the 3-5% range}. Microcephaly by definition implies the skull didn't grow larger because the contents within are defective either from genetics/disease/or other injury.If you are capable enough to send in the question.the label does not apply to you.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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