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A 27-year-old female asked:

my 6 m/o daughter fell off the bed today. she cried but was ok. she seems to be acting fine & has no bumps. should i take her to the hospital?

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Dr. Leonard Giunta
Family Medicine 54 years experience
No: Check he pupils. Be sure they are equal in size and react to light. If any change in mentation go to er.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
No need to now: Since she is acting fine and eating/sleeping normally, i highly doubt that she sustained significant injury. Many homes in america are carpeted and so this serves as a modest cushion against injury from fall. Keep a close eye on her and be careful. Use bedrails. She will be more active/mobile with time. Congrats on the baby--a miracle of life. Good luck.

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