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Accidently slammed trunk on daughters head. Medical care required?

Today when I got off my car with my daughter , went to the trunk to get a blanket for the baby. And for the first time ever I slammed it not seeing my daughter had her head there. : ( I can t describe how horrible I felt and still do, the CORNER of the trunk hit her uis notvrounded its an actual L shaped corner : ( she cried and I girls held her. I don t know why but she forced herself to stop crying????: ( not only that she got a little pale and stayed silent. I so think I should take her to the e r
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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I would recommend you attend the ER to get her examined by a doctor. She may need scans to check if there is any brain injury. However, if the doctor feels that the impact has not been severe enough to need scans you may be able to take her home with instructions on what to observe in case anything changes.
She may develop a headache from the bump. I would suggest you give her paracetamol according the instructions for her age/weight.
Best regards.
Answered: Sat, 15 Jun 2013
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