How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Mark Your Own Question
Dr. Mark
Dr. Mark, Neurologist (MD)
Category: Neurology
Satisfied Customers: 11946
Experience:  Neurosurgeon - Brain, spine, and peripheral nerve surgery
206912
Type Your Neurology Question Here...
Dr. Mark is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have an indentation right at the middle to part of my skul

This answer was rated:

I have an indentation right at the middle to part of my skull. It's literally right in the center, it feels like two very prominent hills. If I press at the middle of the dent, it's tender. I have had this for years, at least since I was a teenager. I have suffered from migraines for years also
Hello.

What you may be feeling is a part of the skull where the "sutures" of the skull meet, which is the way the skull forms as it enlarges from when you were a baby.

Some people do have small "lumps" in the skull itself as well, just as a part of the way the skull is formed when you were a child.

Whether or not this has anything to do with migraines is questionable, since the shape of the skull generally has nothing to do with headaches (which would be from within the skull, the nerves around the brain, not the skull itself). Nevertheless, having a scan of the brain (CT or MRI) given your long history of migraines may be helpful, if it has never been done before.
Dr. Mark and other Neurology Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 4 years ago.
Relist: Answer quality.