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Baby hit head and now has squishy bump

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
Emergency Medicine 20 years experience
No: Jessica, Xarelto is a potent blood thinner, and it is true that the risk of brain bleeding in you is higher than average. That being said, if it wa... Read More
Dr. Amar Dalsania
Hospital-based practice 16 years experience
Not necessarily: You don't have to. However, if you develop any bleeding, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, or blurry vision to name a few symptoms then certainly... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Be safe: A head injury can be a serious medical condition and it may be inappropriate to give adequate medical guidance on an online forum such as this. You ne... Read More
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Sounds like YES: If following a trauma to the head you blacked out for even just a few seconds that is very close to enough information to diagnose concussion. There ... Read More
Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 30 years experience
Yes: You describe symptoms of a closed head injury or tbi, and i advise that you not delay an evaluation by your md or by a local emergency room dept. To b... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Schuster
Specializes in Pain Management
Unlikely: Are you having weakness on one side of your body or seizures? If you are not, I wouldn't worry about a subdural hematoma. You're a 27-year-old, which ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Yes it should be OK: Yes it should be ok.It is not unusual to have a bump persisting after a month and may have some color changes as well.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonober Umair
Pediatrics 18 years experience
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology 41 years experience
Not likely: Traumatic Brain Injury is caused by a significant force forcing the brain to move too much in the skull causing it to strike a surface or rub against... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 21 years experience
Ice it!: Accidents happen. The best, easiest & cheapest thing you can do is ice the area as soon as possible. Earlier is better, more often is better than ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Closed Head Injuries: Closed head injuries in children are relatively common due to their activity level and altered center of gravity. Most serious head injuries are asso... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Bump: Tincture of time will take care of the bump, otherwise you might try cold compresses.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Hollis
LASIK Surgery 48 years experience
Follow up: I would make sure you are near a loved one to monitor you for any changes in your condition. I would go to an emergency room if there is any deterior... Read More

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