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Five year old having a lump on the eyebrow bone after an injury. Swelling not reducing. Should I worry?

My son is five years old and he hit his eyebrow bone about a month ago. He now has a very large(skin colored) lump on this eyebrow bone. His doctor says it will take some time to decrease in size. He has swelling on the side of his head next to his eye and his eyelid has some swelling. Please let me know if this is anything to worry about.
Asked On : Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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I would not worry much, since any lump/lesion in the eyebrow regions will look impresiive due to swelling which happens since there is a lot of soft tissue in that region which tends to swell up.Over the course of time it will dissapear without leaving any scars/marks.If it is painful you can give some paracetamol syrup.In sumary it will go away without any major medical/surgical intervention.regards and have a happy day
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