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Child hurt forehead while jumping. No scar, swelling. Feels like something under the skin. See the doctor?

my son two and half year old jump down from the coffee table but there is one feet high side table and he hit his forehead of this side table. within one week he has swelling and now even no scar . but under the skin i can feel that is something. Now is two weeks after injured. After injured he did not have any vomit or any effect at all. Do i need to see and Dr. and scan the skull for him?
Asked On : Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician, Neonatology 's  Response
yes,it is advisable to show the child to the doctor.
If you feel a depression under the skin,it may suggest a depressed fracture of the skull. If what you feel is a hard bump,it may be an organized hematoma. The doctor can decide whether a x- ray or scan is necessary!
Good luck,take care Dr Uma
Answered: Thu, 31 Jan 2013
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