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Infant having a soft bump on the head after a fall. Normal?

HI MY BABY IS ALMOST 3MONTHS OLD NOW..AND HE HAD A FALL LASTNIGHT IN OUR FLOOR AND ITS NOT CARPETED..HIS BABY SISTER ALMOST 2 YEARS OLD CARRY HIM FROM THE BEDRROM AND WE DDNT NOTICE IT COZ WE ARE IN THE LIVING ROOM. WE JUST SAW THAT MY SON HIT HIS HEAD ON THE FLOOR. HE CRIED VERY MUCH. AND THIS MORNING I NOTICE A BUMP ON THE LEFT SIDE OF HIS HEAD. I ALSO THINK HE HITS THE CORNER OF OUR DOOR IN THE BEDROOM. IS IT NORMAL THE BUMP?..THE BUMP IS SOFT..
Asked On : Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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Hi
thanks for your query.
There is hematoma formation over scalp which is due to rupture of small blood vessels.it will take few days to subside.
Apply cold compresses over injury site.
Give paracetamol as per dosage for pain relief.
Observe signs of head injury that is...
Any abnormal activity.lethargy..vomiting.bleeding from ear or nose and in case you find any get htake her to ER.
Wishing your baby good health
god bless
Answered: Thu, 21 Feb 2013
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