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Toddler fell very hard on chin. Bruised appeared black and blue. Looking for cure

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My toddler fell very hard on his chin 3 days ago and its bruised but today the black and blue is also red is he ok or should I get him to the we?
Posted Thu, 25 Oct 2012 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 2 hours later

Thanks for writing in.

Based on your description, it might be a soft tissue injury or fracture of chin bone. A clinical examination of chin and x-ray is required to rule out any fracture.

Therefore visiting a doctor would be ideal.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if you have any more concerns.

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