Fell down and hit his head, bump behind ear. Skull fracture?
My 1 year old son fell down the front porch (3 steps) and hit his head audibly hard on the cement below. He cried for nearly an hour after that and was inconsolable, and developed a rather large bump over/behind his left ear. Once he calmed down he ate his dinner fine, was alert, ran around normally, giggled and babbled like normal.
I am still a little concerned about a possible skull fracture. Are my worries unfounded, or should I see a doctor tomorrow (he's down for the night now)?
Welcome to Healthcare-Magic There is no cause of concern if the baby did not loose consciousness and has no vomiting. The swelling is clotted blood which will subside. Wishing him speedy recovery Take care Regards
Answered: Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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