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my son has bumps on his head

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ew Christensen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Bump: If the lesion is not improving and is getting worse then you need to get in and have it evaluated.
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bump: Take your son to the ER to be evaluated for a subdural hematoma
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Get examined: The fact that the bump is growing is concerning that something vascular has caused the lump on the head. Please take your son immediately to an urgent ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stefania Lima
8 years experience Pediatrics
Monitor: It is most likely due to the birth process, so your baby should have had it since birth. If its something red or tender, you should seek medical atte ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
If : If a child hits their head, it is always a frightening experience. Particular risks include if the child had loss of consciousness, has nausea or vom ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Crusty Bumps...: In a toddler with crusty oozy bumps we always think of impetigo, a skin infection from staph or strep bacteria. Does he get fever? Are these recurring ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
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Does not last long: Depending on the size of it, and how well the patient is. Usually it goes away in 2-3 days
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
You shouldn't: Just observe and bring it up to the attention of his doctor in the next visit, if any changes get him evaluated earlier
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Abscesses: Can have the described behavior and the bacterial infection can spread through other members of the family . Please have your physician culture the in ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Head: It could be normal. As a baby's skull is not smooth, it is made up of different bones that are not fused together. Or it could be lymph nodes. In any ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Teething only affects the gums in the mouth. The knot on the back of his head is probably the result of bumping his head.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Head shape: It's not surprising there is a bit of asymmetry. The increased blood flow to the side of the head where the body needed to get rid of the hematoma lik ... Read More
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