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Indent on lower part of head. Have chronic migraine. What could this be?

Hi im 26 and for the past couple years ive been very curious about this major indent i have on the lower part of my head ive experienced chronic migraines for the past 5-7 years im not sure if its related and it seems everyone else s head seems to be normal and cant relate or they say that they ve never seen anything like it can you please give me a idea of what could be wrong or what it could be
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Thanks for the query,
Let me tell you that the causes of headache are many and it could be due to migraine, tension headache, bleed in the brain, brain tumor/infection etc. Further, the presence of associated complaints like vomiting, loss of consciousness, weakness of one side of the body etc helps us narrow down the possibilities.

The most likely possibility in your case could be migraine headache. How ever, this is a diagnosis of exclusion. Your indent requires a local examination and it may not be related to migraine.

I will advise you to get evaluated by a local neurologist and get a brain scan done. If this comes normal, the possibility of migraine will be high. You will benefit with medications like valproate, topiramate, amitriptiline etc along with avoidance of stress, rest, relaxation and regular food and sleep hygiene

Hope I have clarified your query
Best wishes
Answered: Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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