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What Does A Raised Fontella Mean In Babies
Depends: If the baby is healthy, probably nothing. When sick, however it may mean incresed pressure in the brain.Best ask your pediatrician. ...Read more
Go to ER: There may be increased pressure in the brain so get the baby checked out immediately. ...Read more
Raised fontanelle: An opoen fontanelle that is usually flat and pulsatile may be slightly bulging when crying or when lying down. If it is bulging all the time consult your doctor who will have head circumference measurements. If your child is otherwise healthy and the head circumference is increasing normally, i would not worry. ...Read more
Yes: If it is a typical hemangioma, most of the times yes! the general rule of thumb is that 90% are gone by 9 yrs of age, 70% are resolved by age 7, and 50% are gone by age 5. So, be patient and know that most will spontaneously disappear. If it is in a worrisome location (eg. Eyelid, nasal passage, etc), your doctor may refer you to a specialist for treatment to get rid of it earlier. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a mole near my ankle that has become raised, dark and sometimes painful. I did not notice this happening until after I had my baby 8 months ago?
What could it be???: Painful growing lesions should be biopsies to obtain a diagnosis .., ...Read more
I have a strange fibrous scab with a large raised red area around it . It started with a tiny scratch from my baby. ?
Difficult to say: It's very difficult to get a sense of what you're referring to. Most scabs/lesions that form after an injury, unless there are signs of infection like spreading redness or discharge, are not problematic and go away after a few weeks. If you think this is something worrisome, a picture provided through a virtual consult may be enough to offer a more reliable impression. ...Read more
I had a baby a year ago now and have noticed a raised mole on my back, it isn't so raised now but has went crusty like a scab&could come off?
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