A 36-year-old member asked:

11 month girl bumped head front forehead, and the bump swelled like an "egg". what to watch for?

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Dr. Craig Armstrong
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Neurological signs: Most head bumps in children are benign and they recover without problems. Parents should watch for unusual behavior, decreasing level of consciousness, vomiting or seizures. The size of the "goose-egg" is not usually related to internal brain injury.
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