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physical abuse/ head trauma

if a person has endured years of physical abuse, most of the hits going to their head, can they develop a soft spot or dent in the skull?
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Hi!
Yes, repeated head injury can cause soft spot on the skull. This can be due to a localized collection of blood or due to contusion. It could also be a burst capillary due to high blood pressure. An abscess or localized collection of pus is another possibility. It can also be an aneurysm in one of the scalp arteries. If you have a soft spot, please consult your PCP for primary examination followed by proper referral. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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thank you very much. i have scheduled appointments with a neurologist. also i have been expereincing frequent migraines. Thank you again.
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