U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
El Mirage, AZ
A 32-year-old female asked:

My daughter fell and hit her head last week and has a giant bump and now there is a black circle around her eye. what should i do?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Bump: Have her see a local pediatric ophthalmologist to check for internal eye damage, such as hyphema or retinal detachment. Long term eye problems include glaucoma and traumatic cataract.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Feb 25, 2013

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.