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

Infant fell from bed. How to know if there is a head injury?

My 6 weeks Son Fell off bed. I was in the toilet and when I come back he was on the wooden floor crying. Then I breastfeed him and he was a little relax. I could even change his pampers after that and talk to him. He sleep then after. Should I bring him to the doctor? Could there be internal head injury from the fall? My bed is very low but I have wooden floor.
Asked On : Sun, 8 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  254
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Medical Topics
General & Family Physician 's  Response
If he didnt have any vomiting or seizures then it is unlikely that he has any internal injury. There might be some delayed signs but are difficult to assess in a 6week old. Just see if he is growing more irritable by the hour. In that case it is best if you consult a doctor and get a CT scan done immediately.
Hoping the best for you.
Answered: Sun, 8 Jul 2012
I find this answer helpful
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