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November 13th, 2014
So I have read all the comments above and none is conclusive. No firm reply from anyone as to what was said after a CT scan - could someone please advise? So far it seems like combination of dehydration and a lack of vitamin D and Calcium.
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replied April 23rd, 2015
I have an indention 2 in long about a quarter inch deep. That is what they told me I had chronic sinus infection.. I get head aches but the two pains are different. One feels like i get stabbed in the head. Its a Sharpe pain over in 2 seconds. Feels like a heart beat. I never felt like I had a chronic I had a sinus infection. I got a mri and of course we don't get to read it. But I can only wonder what they saw.
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replied April 23rd, 2015
I have an indention 2 in long about a quarter inch deep. That is what they told me I had chronic sinus infection.. I get head aches but the two pains are different. One feels like i get stabbed in the head. Its a Sharpe pain over in 2 seconds. Feels like a heart beat. I never felt like I had a chronic I had a sinus infection. I got a mri and of course we don't get to read it. But I can only wonder what they saw.
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replied June 2nd, 2015
Okay, forgive me for being 6 years behind. I found shallow ridges in my skull a couple of years ago. They were symmetrical and kind of weird. Doctor brushed it off. I relaxed and went and about life. Today one of the dents is deeper now. I am concerned. No accidents, illnesses or anything abnormal.
Except for some extra stress. Any ideas?
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replied June 14th, 2015
Dent/Ridge in forehead
I'm making an appt. for Wed. I will come back to this forum and share what my doc says. It's just weird that so many of us are experiencing this and yet not one dr. is taking further steps to find out what this is all about.
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replied June 18th, 2015
Ridges on scalp
I discovered my first ridge, running about 2" in length next to the part line, in 2009. I had an MRI that showed nothing, but the dermatologist thought that it was a form of linear Scleroderma called En Coup de Sabre. However, a biopsy of the area was negative, and so nothing further was done. Later that year another ridge formed next to the first one, and since then another ridge has formed on my forehead, running from the scalp down to my eyebrow. These are all indicative of this form of Scleroderma. I have an appointment with a rheumatologist in a couple of weeks and hope to learn more. Hope this helps some of you.
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replied August 11th, 2015
Mine have grown and seperated threw the years. I first noticed them 23 years ago right after my oldest son was born. 2 small short shallow close together indents stretching from my nose back to a V shape at the top of my head. i have looked at all Skull images and seen nothing like it there. mine have slowly threw the last 23 years spread apart and gotten way deeper. 3 inches apart and stretching from my nose to top of my head almost 7 inches. they are visible from outside. i mean people can literally see them. I have had Cat scans, MRIs and xrays and nothing has explained it. I get dizzy, light headed, shakes, and vision impairment, head aches and cannot sleep at all. I cannot breathe when I lay flat and sleep with 2 fans right beside my head one on the right one on the left. Sleep study found nothing to cause it. Anyone else?
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replied September 9th, 2015
Well here comes another one(of course we all think at least momentarily that we must be crazed), but I also have become aware of an indented area at the front top of my head,that is about 3.5 inches and extends slightly down into the forehead. I've only just become aware of this in late spring into summer 2015. Naturally one of the first things I said to myself is; could this have always been there, and I just never noticed?!.....but I don't think so, as we are all aware of our scalp and hair, because of all the shampooing and styling; so how could this have been missed over all theses years, conclusion, it couldn't. Therefore I have to surmise that this is a new development or if it did exist previously or from birth, it had been so much smaller, so as to not have called any attention to itself. I too think perhaps dehydration may play some role, so I am making the effort to keep hydrated even more; but I also think it could just be variations in the way our skulls form and close when we are infants, which could depend on a whole variety of factors. Please all of you participating in this forum, let's keep in touch with any new info on this fascinating experience, which apparently even has the Docs flummoxed!
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replied September 22nd, 2015
I recently experienced an indention on my scalp. Just like everyone else, the CT scan and MRI showed nothing. I only experienced a lot of headaches. The ER referred me to a dermatologist. Unfortunately I work for one that has been in practice for over 25 years, and he knew exactly what it is. He diagnosed me had having localized morphea also know as scleroderma. I have to get a biopsy and blood work up to determine the stage and the best treatment for me. He stated it can be treated with local, systemic steroids and even kenalog injections to the area. He stated the hair may not regrow back in the area or the scalp return to normal. I can't wait to get this treatment started. I'm praying for the best. I hope this helps out everyone that's in the same situation as me...
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replied November 20th, 2015
My theory is that you may be a bit odd of a personality, but adhd is caused by impulse control deficiency which was a survival tool we evolved to push us to hunt and gather, and the impulse control and things like that are caused by the prefrontal cortex which is inthe very front, right at your forehead. So as far as Im concerned, alot of people who have this feature are probably dtrong genetically and are ready to pass their genes off to an attractive mate Wink cheers, opinions on this?
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replied December 4th, 2015
Same here I notices it today while brushing my hair and I notices a small hole and I'm freaking out! I need to know if I should worry or not!
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replied December 31st, 2015
Head indentations
My fiance has an indentation on her right side towards the top of her head. We started taking methadone in march of this year as part of our treatment to pain pills. I have read in the past that this medicine uses up the calcium and vitamin d in your body. Her indentations did not start until a month or so ago. This is a very interesting thing because she has also had almost welt like sores and I don't know if it's due to stress or the methadone or both. We would love to hear any and all feedback that we can...THANK YOU
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replied January 11th, 2016
Scull separating and hair loss
A couple year's ago I noticed two small indentions on the front top of my scull. I have had an mri and a xray. Which showed nothing wrong with my the nuro part of my head. i've been two three dr's and no one can give me any answers. After three years I now have around 15 small to medium spots. My hair is starting to fall out in those areas. About six months ago I dislocated my right elbow. It was put back in place several times. But it will not stay in place. Then a couple months ago I was talking to a friend and all of a sudden my tooth just fell out. But the root is still in place. The tooth was not causing me any pain and did not hurt when it fell out. It was not rotten at all.also any small hit on my scull causes a new opening. I was wearing sunglasses on my head. I leaned in to my jeep and hit the sun glasses on the jeep. In the location of the nose piece on the sun glasses. Dug in to my scull and ripped a small opening and its now twice the size it was. But the strange part is. It didn't rip my scalp. I know this is a lot of info. But I truly need help. Please anyone who can help or pass my story on to anyone who can help me. Please please feel free.
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replied January 16th, 2016
I have the same issue. Mine tend to get really tender at times. Crazy because when I apply pressure it hurts but feels good. If I need a ct over this let me know
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replied February 21st, 2016
I have a dent at the crown and crease down the middle from the crown about 2 inches. My hair is thinning there trying
to figure out what is wrong. If anyone finds out please post it Thank you
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replied March 2nd, 2016
Just to add to the puzzle, I don't have hair and these two grooves appeared overnight - I definitely did not have them yesterday. And a friend noticed them today too...so I'm sure they appeared today. They extend from the back to the front of my head, a few inches long and maybe 1/3 inch wide. They look like this:

I had a cold this past week, and was under a lot of stress the past two days. Other than that, can't think of anything out of the ordinary. Very strange how they appeared out of the blue so quickly.
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replied April 2nd, 2016
I too recently found what I refer to as trenches in either side of the center of the top of my scalp. This appeared just recently. They are closer to the top, extend about 2.5" and appear to be about .5" wide. Very odd. No pain. I'll be seeing my physician this week. I've read other posts finding some question Vit D and calcium deficiency. I'll look into that.
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replied August 10th, 2016
head dents and ridges
Very curious and want to join the group, I have noticed a few linear indentions from the forehead back a few years ago that have increased in depth and length. I do not have new symptoms of pain, but I have now ridges in the back of my head also that are large. Very odd that no one ever seems to address these changes with physicals. MK22
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replied August 29th, 2016
Fellow indent-head ;)
Felt like throwing mine in too: I'm a 25 year old woman with no other health issues (that I know of). This thread has seriously helped me calm down a bit. I just noticed mine this summer- one other person mentioned this: they do line up with where I put my sunglasses. I can't push down on it because it terrifies me too badly (haha, I'm easily freaked out). I guess I'll start trying taking more vitamin D and see if that helps.
I will say this: I highly doubt mine are from dehydration. I drink water like it's a freakin' competition. I do drink a decent amount of alcohol though, so that might counter it.

Definitely seems weird that there are TONS of people out there with dents on the sides of their parts, and yet no doctor has ever seen this??
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