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    Can uneven shape of an infant's head be treated?

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Posted on Tue, 25 Jul 2017 in Child Health
Question: Hello Doctor
i have twin baby boys of 2 months age. one child's head is not in proper shape. Please guide me to mould head to good shape.
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Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Please upload images

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for asking on HealthcareMagic.

I have gone carefully through your query and understand your concerns. Let me tell you that in case of twins, they need to remain packed in a close space and the shape of head may get distorted to some extent depending on the space available. Usually much of it eventually gets corrected on its own. However, in order to ascertain whether treatment might be required a proper observation/evaluation is needed. I would insist you to post some images from different angles and I will try to guide you accordingly.

Let me know if I could help further.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Diptanshu Das 1 hour later
hello DR. XXXXXXX
i have uploaded pictures for your review. Please examine and add your suggestions
thank you
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Answered by Dr. Diptanshu Das 9 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No interventions needed

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for writing back. I have checked the attached images. The distortion in shape is not significant enough to require interventions. Nothing needs to be done. Just leave it alone and let the child grow. Much of it will correct on its own.

Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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