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A 25-year-old female asked:

My 2 year old daughter fell and hit her chin. small bruise. she cried some through day, but otherwise normal. had trouble eatting. should i worried?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Several cues: The kid who is not knocked out, disoriented or confused @ the time of the injury is probably fine. Confusion or repeated episodes of vomiting in the hours after trauma deserve a look over by the dr.Kids under 8 can be allowed to nap on their regular schedule, with you checking in on occasion.Cold compresses can reduce the swelling, if the kid will let you.
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