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My 2.5 year old fell down some wood stairs. No one witnessed it. He has a bump on forehead and nose bleed. Sleepy too but it is his bedtime. Worry?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice

In brief: Head Injury

You do need to be vigilant tonight.
Once 24 hours have passed without any worsening then you can breathe a bit easier. If your child is not throwing up and can be aroused from sleep a couple of times tonight then things will be fine. If he begins to vomit this is an emergency.

In brief: Head Injury

You do need to be vigilant tonight.
Once 24 hours have passed without any worsening then you can breathe a bit easier. If your child is not throwing up and can be aroused from sleep a couple of times tonight then things will be fine. If he begins to vomit this is an emergency.
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Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics

In brief: Should be seen

Yes i would suggest, you should go in.
At least to an urgent care to check neuro functions. With no witness, it is a good idea.

In brief: Should be seen

Yes i would suggest, you should go in.
At least to an urgent care to check neuro functions. With no witness, it is a good idea.
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