This question was answered on Fri 08, Apr 2011 10:28am by Dr Sheetal Kaul

Multiple Dents in My Head.

Asked by sisilk (Female; 41; AUSTRALIA; I have Arthritis (Knees, Lower Back, Right Hip, Coxes, Neck & most likely elsewhere as well), Insomnia, High Blood Pressure, Liver Disease, I Suffer From Chronic Pain on a daily basis, Injured Lower Back, Injured Right Hip, Injured Coxes, Neuropathic Nerve Pain in Right Hip, Lower Back & Down Right Leg, Carpal Tunnel, Over Weight & about 5-7 Dents In My Head (Right Side, Left Side, The Centre Front & Top of Head.; Relevant drugs:Endep 100mg, Tramal 100mg, Minax 50mg, Naproxen 1000mg, Oxazepam 30mg & I have just started on Lyrica 75mg (Nerve Pain) ) on Fri 08, Apr 2011 09:11am
Priced at $9.00

One day I just happen to be rubbing my head and came across a dent in my head. Over the last couple of years I have had more dents appear and now the only place that I don't have dent is the back of my head. They are sore to touch and pressing on them is also painful. I have not experienced Headaches as such, but I do get tight and achy across the forehead. I have about 5-7 dents altogether now & and my doctor couldn't care less about his patients and is not helpful at all. I don't believe they are natural and I need a Real Doctor's opinion, and hopefully an answer to this problem, or at least some suggestions as to what to about them. I would appreciate all the info I can get about problem, thank you. Simone

Actions: | Forward |



Security code
Enter the text as shown above

E-Mail me when someone replies to this post
Answer by Dr Sheetal Kaul  on Fri 08, Apr 2011 10:28am:

If you find the site useful, please consider making a donation.  Click the button to donate.   

Please rate my answer (select the stars, no need to log in.)  


Comment by Dr Smita Sarwan on Fri 08, Apr 2011 07:02pm:
Hi, Welcome to the forum and thanks for posting. The dents in the skull are not usual findings especially if it is seen in most of the areas in skull. There are many causes as explained above of it. Some other possibility of dents can be there in some individuals when the bone fails to ossify in childhood due to nutritional deficiency. Nutritional deficiency of vitamin D and calcium cal cause disorders of mineralization of bones as a result the bone becomes very fragile and may have indents with small injuries. Well in your case as Dr. Sheetal has mentioned about as well that you have both bones and liver problems so there is a possibility of such rare incidents. There can be small pathological fractures even due to it. These pathological fractures can occur even without actual injury due to weak bones. You should immediately consult an expert and examined as early as possible. Test like X-ray of skull is very useful. If you have pain you can take some pain pills as well. You should look for symptoms like vomiting, headache, dizziness etc and when you have this you should immediately consult your doctor. Hope it helps. Take care and keep posting.

Comment by ann on Tue 27, Aug 2013 06:31pm:
I get dents in my head also, but mine come and go..I can have two or three at a time, my doctor sent me for a skull xray, but it showed nothing, I don't think it is the skull I think is the skin above the skull..anyone have the same thing and if so what did you find out, thanks Ann

Comment by Brittany rey on Mon 04, Nov 2013 10:32pm:
I have several my head. One feels like pressure on the lower part of my head. The others never bother me but seem to make my scalp itch, alot!!!! I've read alot of things on google and it seems common alot of people are writing about why they hv it. Most say its due to lack of calcium and diet.

This question is open for comments.  Please share your opinion.




Security code
Enter the text as shown above

E-Mail me when someone replies to this post

What users are searching right now on Ask Medical Doctor:
Kemkar     breast development puberty     stomach ulcer     Am I Pregnant     Abdominal pains     round itchy spot on penis     deep     fluidonkneenopain     bad kidney     curlz     clicking cheast     L A M condition     stop     pile     HBT     functionisPrototypeOfnativecode     Shortness of breath no tightness     BONE SPUR OF HIP     dic enlargener pills     drdalvi     null     bump on teen testicle     zanex     Sacral     CANBLOODCOUNTSTELLHOWFARALONGYOUAREINPREANCY     atwhatagedofemalesstopgrowing     Lsd     leftrenalconcretionsseen     Pregnancy     parocein     Good Day     brokenankle     nerves     ivpulledmywickoutofmyfinger     Rabies     subcentrimetric     pularcy     mail     mcv     Search for answers     bloodinvomiting     low blood platelet count     spermaticartery     Watery     Search for answers     olive oil     brusing     loosemotioninkid     headachenauseastiffnecksharppaininrightsieofchestundermybreast     medio postorial     reasons     plug     oddly     couldthisindicateimpregnant     ingrown hair     Whatwouldcauseamantobleedthroughtherectumbesideshemmeroids     conception date     Good Day     Pregnancy     leftrenalconcretionsseen     Lsd     atwhatagedofemalesstopgrowing     CANBLOODCOUNTSTELLHOWFARALONGYOUAREINPREANCY     Sacral     hungry     null     drdalvi     dic enlargener pills     BONE SPUR OF HIP     Shortness of breath no tightness     Sty     Lyme disease     mujhy     muth     HelloIwastoldtoday     CANT     tab oflomil 200     brea     Depr     i0o     tired aching back and legs     what dose allerg 3 do for dogs     conception date     Whatwouldcauseamantobleedthroughtherectumbesideshemmeroids     ingrown hair     couldthisindicateimpregnant     oddly     plug     reasons     medio postorial     headachenauseastiffnecksharppaininrightsieofchestundermybreast     loosemotioninkid     brusing     olive oil     Search for answers     Watery     spermaticartery     low blood platelet count     bloodinvomiting     victosa     clicking cheast     CANT     HelloIwastoldtoday     muth     mujhy     Lyme disease     Sty     Shortness of breath no tightness     BONE SPUR OF HIP     dic enlargener pills     drdalvi     hungry     Sacral     CANBLOODCOUNTSTELLHOWFARALONGYOUAREINPREANCY     atwhatagedofemalesstopgrowing     Lsd     leftrenalconcretionsseen     Pregnancy     likoria got pain also     period     pyeroniesdisease     scrotum cyst     bronchialtubeobstruction     skindisorders     once     run down achy legs and arms     HiForaweeknowmypenisforeskinisa     drymouthtoungcoveredinwhitegumshurt     HASA program     pubmed     skinmid20syellonailscared     kokil     usg pelvis     white discharg vagina     gainfat     Sty     Lyme disease     mujhy     muth     HelloIwastoldtoday     CANT     clicking cheast     victosa     bloodinvomiting     low blood platelet count     spermaticartery     Watery     

©2011 - Ask Medical Doctor  |  All Rights Reserved
The site is not a replacement for professional medical opinion, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your medical doctor or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment or making any changes to existing treatment. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information written by any author on this site. No health questions and information on AskMedicalDoctor is regulated or evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and therefore the information should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of a medical doctor. Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and not the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence AskMedicalDoctor and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made.

Home | Terms & Conditions | Contact Us | Frequently Asked Questions | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Advertise with us