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A 17-year-old male asked:

A girl falled from hand on head when she was 7 months old.the emergency doctor said she was fine.now she's 10 years old.will she be fine all her life?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 56 years experience
Anxiety: I understand your worry about the 7 month old girl who fell. For over 9 years, she has been well. Please see pediatrician of the girl regarding her growth and development, and for any medical condition, she may have., and get treatment for that condition. After that, please see a therapist for your anxiety and stresses in your life.
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Issues are evident: A kid with any issues that will eventually impair mental or physical function due to a head injury in infancy will show patterns of altered function as they grow.These become evident at 2-7yrs. Any issue arising after this age would require a search for problem unrelated to that event as any kid, fall or not, can develop issues later in life that arise from other origins.Relax ; enjoy.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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