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bump on forehead after fall

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Toddler fall: If medically cleared after the fall & has not complained of any symptoms. No worry.
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Common finding: Kids often will develop a calcification under the skin at the site on the skull where the trauma was focused. It is somewhat similar to what happens t ... Read More
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Dr. Milton Mintz
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Yes, see: Pediatrician, since it is getting bigger-goose egg, is large for a 3 yr old!
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Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
18 years experience Cardiology
Likely no worries: Keep checking for new symptoms, there is likely a blood collection under the skin, the forehead is pretty strong, if your child is happy, playful, eat ... Read More
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Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Should be fine: But watch for behavior changes, unusual sleepiness, bruising. If was unconscious needs eval. He will do commonly as most kids seem to find things ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Loss of conciousness: The height of the fall is important. Falls from height of a cribb are alot more concering than rolling off a bed. Also surface is important. Carp ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Be seen: Chances are that the hematoma / bruise under the scalp is organizing. Since you're concerned, a physician's office visit is in order; i hope the soft ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
How big ?: The lack of a fatty layer makes normal lymph nodes more detectable around the back of the head & neck area. These are often pea sized at rest &amp ... Read More
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Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
27 years experience Family Medicine
Could be permanent..: If you injured your scull - as bruise .Hematoma ( blood collection in subcutaneous tissue) heals over time - body uses its mechanism for absorbing it ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Nerved irriation.: Unless you passed out or have double vision, blurred vision, naueas or vomiting this is a scalp nerve irritation. If you feel worse: go to the ER.

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