Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
134 Doctors are Online

Child with bleeding in the mouth, bump on the forehead. Pain in the back of the head. Need to be checked?

My daughter hit her forehead and face on the edge if a bench. Her mouth bled and she has a nasty bump on the front.. This happened last night. I remember telling my husband it feels kinda mushy. But never thought about it again cause we were concerned with her mouth. Today she is complaining that the back of her heads hurts to the touch. When I brushed and washed her hair she complained. Is this something I should be concerned about. There is no bump on the back. I saw her hit her front.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  37
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Thank you for your query,
Due to head injury she developed a contusion on forehead due to accumulation of blood in scalp layers.
Just look in to mouth for any injury inside like laceration or cuts and any loosening of tooth or tooth mobility.
There may be hit to back of the head also as she is complaining of tenderness.
Observe for abnormal signs like vomitings, abnormal sensorium, bleeding form nose or ear and if you find any report to emergency immediately.
You can give Tylenol in prescribed dose for pain relief.
Consult your Pediatrician to assess her injury and neurologic status and dentist referral if it is required.
Hope I have answered your query.
Answered: Sat, 23 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful

3 Doctors agree with this answer

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor