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Baby fell from high chair, hurt on head, not tender - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can I help you?
User :   I am worried about my son
User :   He is 11 months old and fell in his high chair
Doctor :  
User :   he hit his head and has slight swelling around the right eye
Doctor :  
where did he get hurt?
User :   it isnt tender at all
Doctor :  
User :   we put some ice on it and vick vapor rub
Doctor :  
is the eye red? or showing bleed in the conjunctiva?
User :   He isnt tender at all and responsive
User :   one sec
User :   no
Doctor :   how long back did it happen?
User :   about 30 minutes ago
Doctor :  
User :   his swelling is going down
Doctor :  
wait and see if he develops, pain, or nausea and vomiting, immediately take him to the peditrician
Doctor :   keep icing the hurt area
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :  
and avoid giving him spicy or masala food for today
User :   I will now join your community, it obviously works
User :   you got it thank you
Doctor :  
if he becomes lethatgic and not active like his usual days
User :   what is masala?
User :   then take him?
Doctor :  
then also you should take his pediatrician opinion
User :   thanks again
Doctor :  
spicy or masala food will precipitate vomiting if already he is having gastritis due to the hurt and the stress of hurt
User :   have a great night or day depending on what part of the world you are in
User :   ok
Doctor :  
is there anything else i can help you with?
Doctor :  
watch him closely foe next 24 hours
Doctor :  
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