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7 month old fell and hit head

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Head trauma: Babies are constantly falling and bumping their heads without an long ter effects.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
31 years experience Pediatrics
Probably OK: I would call your pediatrician to discuss management of this. We really aren't allowed to answer possible emergency calls on Health Tap.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Head trauma: Your doctor has checked your child and found only minor trauma. You should not worry as long as baby is fine. Taking xrays, which would be a ct scan ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Probably : Most kids who fall back from their sitting height do not generate the kind of force needed to hurt them.This would be different if they hit the corner ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
25 years experience Pediatrics
See below: If see a large bruise of bump, especially over the back or side of head, child has vomiting, or lost consciousness, is inconsolable of unresponsive ( ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not.: If you were putting her down on a soft surface and her head was close to the mattress, she should be fine. Did she wake up when that happened? Is she ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
She'll be fine: Sounds like nothing more than a superficial bruise occurred. If all she did was cry, but no loss of consciousness, no vomiting, and is acting normal n ... Read More
A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
18 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It's always a good idea to get toddlers checked out after head injury or fall. It may not be in emergency room but his doctor's office the same or nex ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Usually no worries: Babies are not that fragile, which is one reason why we human haven't gone extinct yet. Regarding future head bonks (there shall be many), if a child ... Read More
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A 1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
Immediate Evaluation: Your child needs immediate evaluation. Call pediatrician and if unable to see, report to closest emergency department.
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