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Bump filled with liquid on the head post a fall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Head Injuries
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   my son fell down the stairs and hit his head it's been a week
Doctor :   Ok
User :   he had a huge bump on his head and now he has this long bump that feels like it has liquid inside of it
User :   my husband just brought him to the er to have it checked because it's been a week and 1/2 and it hasn't gone down
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What is the size of the bumps
Doctor :   and what is the consistency?
User :   he doesn't show any signs of change like loss in appetite or energy but i was wonder if its possible for him to have his skull leaking?
User :   umm the lenght of your middle finger by 1 inch width
User :   when it first appeared the bump on his head made it seem like his ear was pushed down it was on the side of his head
Doctor :   Did it increase the size since the injury?
User :   no it seemed like it went down but then i rubbed his head and i felt like mushy bump
User :   like a waterbed feeling
Doctor :   any reactions after the injury immediately?
Doctor :   vomting etc
Doctor :   I think it is a contusion

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