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What Does It Mean If Your Baby Soft Spot On Head Gets Swollen
Possibly, but...: A bulging fontanel is associated with meningitis. But babies with meningitis have other issues, which may include fevers, poor feeding, lethargy. And bulging fontanel is not only caused by meningitis either. Please see your child's pediatrician if you are concerned. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: A newborn's soft spot can often show slight pulsation. It is nothing to worry about. As long as your baby is otherwise well you can ignore this. ...Read more
My four months old baby has a slight ridge on her forehead and after the soft spot. Could this mean her skull has fused too early? Or something else?
My 5 month olds soft spot on her head is slightly swollen but no other side affects aside from slight body heat and teething, should I worry?
Fussy? Crying?: Is the baby fussy, crying uncontrollably? Is the baby lethargic and having a hard time staying awake? If none of those things, and the baby seems generally in good spirits, you can keep an eye on her. Happy alert babies are usually well babies. However, mom, it's always best to have her checked if you're worried. If the babies temp is over 102 you should call her doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 6month old is teething and has a temperature and swollen soft spot on her head, is this normal?
Sat for 2h in dentist chair, pushed back head with shoulder. After 2d back head swollen and hurts the spot now for 5 days. How long will this last?
I have a swollen red spot on my penis right under the head. It has gotten bigger in the last two days. ?
Itchy, swollen, hard lump on the right side of the back of my head. There is no scales or liquid. Very itchy only on that swollen spot. What is it?
Sebaceous cyst: I suspect you have an inflamed cyst. This may need to be opened and drained. Please see your trusted doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a spot on my upper lip, it has swollen my lip. The spot now has a yellow head and is painful. What should I do?
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