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Can my 5 yr old daughter run jump & play soccer 24-48 hours after hitting forehead and having a large gooseegg?

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
CONTUSION FOREHEAD: Kid has to be home to have cold compress on forehead for first 24 hours and warm compress the following day. Since the swelling is big, observe for vomiting, headache, lossof consciousness or better see your md she might need x-ray. Don't resume her soccer yet.

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Last updated Mar 26, 2013

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