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Ok, I'm not crazy either, and the Doctor's are not in at the moment, and I've waited for months (no insurance) to try to find an answer to this. I've read several other forums in here that talks about almost the same thing, but no one seems to know an answer. Please, I don't have any pain but have noticed for about 6 months now that I have a dent along side the part in the middle of my head. (I part my hair in the middle the dent is to the left of that) I've not hurt myself in anyway and haven't had a stroke or anything like that. So if someone has come across the answer to this, please let me know. You think about all the medications that are out now a days and just wondered if, with several people having this, if it's something to do with the same kinds of medicine's people are taking or possibly some kind of foods we eat or don't eat. I'm really concerned and confused.
Thank-you everyone and hopefully A Doctor in here will be on line soon.
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replied May 21st, 2009
Ack! I have the same thing!!
Very curious if you got any response...I've got about a 2 inch depression in my scalp that's just appeared recently. I'm busy googling to find out any answers. I don't part my hair there...and mine's to the right of my centre part. Weird. I was wondering if it's a dehydration thing, a stress thing or some freaky way of the body saying something is wrong. I'll keep surfing the net and let you know if I read anything.
Audrey
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replied May 22nd, 2009
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Head malformations exist that do not involve the brain. Craniofacial disorders, for example, are the result of abnormal growth of soft tissue and bones in the face and head. Craniofacial differences can result from abnormal growth patterns of the face or skull, which involves soft tissue and bones. A craniofacial condition may include disfigurement brought about by birth defect, disease or trauma.

In order to diagnose the condition, you might want to request a CT scan or MRI for starters. I'd suggest that you see your family doctor first, and then get a referral for a specialist later, if needed. I'm sorry that you don't have insurance at the moment. You might look into state, city or county funded health care plans or systems that can help!
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replied July 9th, 2009
I just recently found a indention in the front of my skull a bit over from the middle. No pain, just found it one night when I was shampooing. Kind of thought I might be thought crazy so I didn't mention it to my dr during a recent visit. Guess I will later on this month when I go back. Only symptom is a lot of being forgetful. Figured that might be stress.
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replied July 30th, 2009
indent on skull
ive had the same thing. just noticed it last night. i have an indent on the left top of my head right in the start of my hairline. i part my hair in the middle also,and it's on the left side. its not real big about a half and inch across and a half of an inch long it doesn't hurt. i don't know what it is. does anyone have any answers please!???!!
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replied July 31st, 2009
No answers yet. I do have a CT scheduled for next week. Of course unless something major shows up I won't hear from it until the week after next. I will post result. My dent is about 2/3 of a inch wide, 2 1/2 inches long.
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replied July 31st, 2009
i ALSO HAVE AN INDENTATION RIGHT OF CENTER, i DO PART MY HAIR CLOSE TO THAT AREA, i NOTICED IT ABOUT 3 MONTHS AGO, IT IS ABOUT 21/2 -3 INCH'S LONGAND ABOUT 1/2 WIDE, IM WORRIED, IM 46YEARS OLD, ANY INPUT WOULD BE APPRECIATED
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replied August 7th, 2009
I also have discovered one and then a few days later another one showed up on the other side of the part. I had a skull xray and a CT which were normal. No luck with Google either! I have scheduled an appointment with a dermatologist but it is not until September 2nd, 2009. My primary care doctor says it might be soft tissue changes and will have to have them take a look and see. It is frustrating and mine does hurt if you push on them. It has caused a little dizziness as well. At least some things have been ruled out but it is scary when you have not had an injury to your head. Please keep us all updated since we seem to be in the same boat.
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replied March 17th, 2010
i was searching this topic as i've noticed an indentation as well from the top of my forehead down into my left eye. i've been diagnosed with cluster and ocular migraines due to TMJ (deteriorating jaw muscle)and i experience mostly eye symptoms which range from extreme pain to floaters and flashes. the indentation seems to be getting longer towards my eye, which is really scary, because it feels like it's splitting. i hope there's some updates and everyone gets some help for this.
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replied March 25th, 2010
I had an itchy, stinging area on my scalp and while at the dermotologist showed it to him and he prescriped a shampoo. I only used it 2 times but when it's itchy I would scratch and irritate it. About 2 months I noticed an indentation in that spot. Now it's a clear indentation. I make people run their finger over it and they freak out.....I got mad at my primary so I don't have one now. I need to get this looked into. It's just not normal. I do a lot of teeth grinding and I also suffer from migraines and snoring...maybe there's a connection. Isn't it just strange? Maggie your situation sounds much scarier.
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replied March 25th, 2010
a doctor friend of mine touched it and told me to get xrayed right away. he thought it was calcification? of the bone....growth leaving the appearance of indentation. Now when I touch my scalp it feels spongy and padded. I never noticed before.
Maybe all the years of hair dye has done some damage.
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replied June 6th, 2010
Skull indentation
Can anyone update there status? I have an indent and
have no idea what to do
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replied June 23rd, 2010
skull indentation
i have just found an indent in my skull, i have no idea what or why its there if anyone has any input that would be greatly appreciated.
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replied June 26th, 2010
Scalp Indentations
I've just discovered the same thing. Thank goodness I'm not alone ! ... I wish there was some feedback. It's the weekend (Saturday night) and I discovered indentations last night. It seems to be two ... towards the front of my scalp on either side of the middle (where a middle part would be) ... I'll make an appointment to see doctor Monday. I'm thinking it's something to do with my jaw ... I have no dental coverage and many of my teeth are broken and my jaw feels out of alignment. I hope I haven't done too much damage. Good luck to all and keep us posted ...
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replied July 2nd, 2010
I have this as well. I noticed it about 3 months ago. Sometimes it feels normal but other days it's really indented. Mine is on the left side of my head and is about 2" long and 1/2" wide. I get alot of headaches as well especially when it is indented. This is really strange and I have been looking for information on this for awhile now. I had a doctor look at it a couple months ago and they told me it must have been there before because your head just can't be indented in and then not. Well, I say it can be and I am glad I am not the only person who has this. I thought I was going crazy. Any more information would be greatly appricated. Thanks.
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replied July 5th, 2010
Sink hole in top of head??
Up to 2 inches big?
1/4 inch deep or so?

You probably need cranial therapy.

It's very simple. Our heads have plates of bone and they shift around causing them to make ridges on our skull, and you may also be suffering from dehydration. I had this depression and ridges and sought cranial therapy for 3 months and I'm cured. I don't have the sinus infections and head aches I used to suffer from either

Cranial therapy - it works!
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replied August 1st, 2010
indention
I just found a small indention on the top of my head on saturday. My hair was halfway up in a ponytail and since it was so hot, i took the remaining hair and put it up as well, so it was a double ponytail. I left it like that all day and when i took my hair down is when i noticed the indention, thought maybe it was from my hair being so tight. that was friday night and it is sunday now, thought it should have gone away by now. also thought it could be from dehydration or calcium deficiency. Just had a baby 5 months ago and havent been on any supplements or vitamins. hopefully it goes away with more water and calcium. going to the doc this week, kinda worried about it, but glad i am not the only one with this going on.
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replied August 21st, 2010
Botox?
I have this, it showed up a couple of days ago - two deepish, clear, line-indentions starting in my scalp and ending at the top of my forehead/hairline. I read through this desperate for a likely clear cause/cure, and don't see one. I did have botox this week several inches away. Anyone have any CLEAR diagnosis? THANKS SO MUCH?
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replied October 17th, 2011
I have the exact same thing. I had Botox injections 10 days ago and thought there might be a connection. I match with what everyone else has described. I feel like that area is splitting apart! I first noticed it while itching that area because it has a strange stinging type feeling.
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replied October 26th, 2010
I noticed my daughters head was starting to indent when putting her to bed one night. I thought it was just my imagination, but then her hair fell out in that spot. The doctor says she has alopecia and that the indent is because the hair folucals that create the volume in our scalp have died, creating the indent. They said it would probably grow back in 6-12 months. It's now been 2 years and I noticed last night that she is getting another indent.
I feel helpless and doctors don't seem to want to help much. Any more info out there?
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replied July 17th, 2011
Help!
I was wondering if the indents you guys are talking about look anything like this:

http://i54.tinypic.com/2n6avpv.jpg

If so, my mom has the same thing [as pictured above] we have NO idea what it is :[ Anyone find anything out yet?
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replied August 21st, 2011
yes exactly like that but much bigger!!!!
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