A 48-year-old member asked:
how long does a skull fracture take to heal in a baby?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied answered
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8-12 weeks: Each child is different. Some kids recover fast and some take a little more time. They should do an x-ray a few days down the road to make sure she is healing properly. I'm hoping they did a cat scan when it happened to make sure she didn't have any bleeding in her brain which is somewhat common after a skull fracture.Good luck.
Answered on Mar 12, 2017
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