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Hemmatoma after banging of head in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   MY 3 YR OLD WAS RUNNING AND FELL AND HIT THE SIDE OF HIS HEAD, HE DID NOT GET KNOCKED OUT OR ANYTHING, HE CRIED INSTANTLY AND A "GOOSE EGG" APPEARED ON THE SIDE OF HIS HEAD. HE SEEMS TO BE ACTING NORMAL NOW (40 MINUTES LATER) AND WHEN I ASK IF IT HURTS HE SAID IT STILL HURTS A LITTLE, IS THERE REASON FOR CONCERN? HE IS NOT VOMITING EITHER.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can ihelp you
User :   DID MY QUESTION COME THRU?
Doctor :   did he loose any consiousness
User :   no
Doctor :   any vomiting,
User :   no
Doctor :   did you see any doctor
User :   no, it happened after hours
Doctor :   it can be be hemmatoma, collection of blood
Doctor :   which will get absorbed over a time
Doctor :   you need to give him course of antibiotics to prevent any infection

Doctor :   watch for lossif consioussness, vomiting, headache, and fits
Doctor :   any other query
Doctor :   any other query
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