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A 29-year-old female asked:

My two year old toddler has hit his head so many times since he was a baby. he's fallen of chairs and sofa while playing, can it cause brain tumors?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
No: We do have a lot of experience with toddlers falling.The most significant association I find is the cut under the chin from hitting some stationary object.There is no association of these common events with brain tumors.

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Last updated Jul 9, 2015

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