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Child hit back head

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unlikely : Although this may have frightened you I doubt it did much to baby. The back of the heat is thick & more tolerant to trauma in general than most of... Read More
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Probably not: but in addition to the other answer here, you should watch for vomiting, lethargy, or other different behavior for him over the next few days and if h... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Kane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Change in behavior: Obviously, bleeding should be managed first, but after that i would recommend you follow his behavior closely. If he seems confused or not aware of yo... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Depends: It depends how hard they hit their head. Sometimes the bump pops up within a few minutes. Sometimes it gradually comes on over the next few hours. App... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
ER if not acting ok: Make sure you can rouse her frequently. If you cant, or she does not seem right take her to the er asap.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Pediatrics 17 years experience
Look for Changes...: Look for changes in behavior. Children hit their heads often; most do very well after an accident. Crying in this case is good unless it is prolonge... Read More
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Dr. Omobola Oji
Family Medicine 33 years experience
See a doctor: For children I suggest you get a physician to examine him. Its important, they are not able to express themselves. Better safe.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Maya Vazirani
Neonatology 53 years experience
Alopecea: areata.your daughter should be checked by dermatologist to rule out ringworm infection and treatment for it
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Yes: When something hits a small child on the head or when she falls on her head from a distance of less than 5 feet, cries right away, the chances of any ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
No: May be a reactive lymph node or a secondary strep infection, show your pediatrician.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Tourette's : Tourette's syndrome is a type of a tic disorder, characterized by sudden repetitive movements which can include speech type of issues. Your child nee... Read More

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