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I have 2 dents in the top of my skull ?

I am a mother that is 32 years old. I have noticed that I have 2 dents in the top of my skull that have started at the hair line and are going back. I am a mother of four kids and I have not hit my head or got hit in the head to cause these. If anyone can help me out and let me know what to do, I am scared.
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replied September 16th, 2011
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This is an extremely common question, both here on eHealth and elsewhere on the internet. If you do a search at the top right corner of the screen, you will get hundreds of postings on the subject. In one posting, a gentleman even posted a picture of his "dents". The same is true if you "Google" the subject.

There are probably hundreds of reasons for dents or bumps on the skull/scalp. In fact, phrenology, is an old folk science of reading the bumbs and dents in a person's skull.

The overwhelming majority of these are benign. But, there is no way of telling you exactly why you have yours over the internet.

Since you are so concerned about them, you should probably see your physician for an evaluation.

Good luck.
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