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Head injury causing face swelling in children - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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User :   hello
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   are you back?
User :   yes sorry
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   plz continue
User :   my 3yr old daughters face is swollen on one side
Doctor :   ok
User :   what could it be?
Doctor :   since when?
User :   this morning
User :   shes been saying it hurts for a few days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ia there some tooth problem?
Doctor :   *is
User :   no dont think so
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is she able to eat and drink properly?
User :   yea
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   both in drinking and eating?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is the eye also awollen?
Doctor :   *swollen
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was there any injury?
User :   nope
Doctor :   in past?
User :   she had a head injury when she was 14 months old
Doctor :   can you easily differentiate the swollen part?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was any CT done at that time?

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