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Have migraines. Is it the indent on forehead? What is the cause of headaches?

Hi I have been getting migraines more often than I usually do I have been getting them for about 2 weeks straight every day....yikes! :) I have also noticed that I have an indent in my forehead about 3 inches long going down to my eyebrow it is even visible it looks like a vein only it does not pop out its an indent it is larger more at the base of my hairline and thins out as it goes down I am very scared and dont knot what this is it is not tender to touch its just freaking me out but i have been getting bad headaches and auras I do drink wine everyday and i know this triggers migraines but that does not explain the dent in my skull please help me I am so confused and my husband doesnt have health insurance right now due to switching jobs....I want to know if this is a medical emergency I dont know what to do ....Thanks Ashley
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail and I can understand what you are going through.
Its difficult to explain the new onset dent in your head. Probably it has stayed since long and you have just recently noticed it. You can get a CT scan of the head ones you are insured and have a look at the cause and size. Its not a medical emergency and you can be comfortable about that. Just continue with your migraine meds. Take some prophylaxis for migraine if they are this regular. Propranolol and divalproex are good effective drugs.

Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
If you have any further query, I would be glad to help you.
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Wish you good health,
Kind regards
Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
Answered: Mon, 30 Dec 2013
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