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Fluid filled area behind head, movable lump, another small lump inside it. Cause of worry?

Hi my son is two and half months old, about two weeks ago I notiched a big area on back of his head filled with fluid , its moves from side to side like a water filled ballon, then I have notiched another small lump inside it which also moves when touches and kind of slippery at the feeling, what could this be as I am really worried
Asked On : Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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Hi ! It is but natural to get worried in such a situation. However, after going through the history, I would like to suggest you to take your son to a Paediatrician to exclude any connection of the swelling to the spinal cord of the baby. If it is so,then you may be referred by him to a Neuro Surgeon of the like for treating the condition.
Wushing you an early recovery.
Answered: Sun, 2 Jun 2013
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