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Small child, head injury, red line on head, cried for few minutes. Cause of concern?

My 8 month old is sitting up on her own and she s scooting backwards while sitting she scooted back into a chair and just as I was reaching to pick her up she fell back and hit the back of her head on the corner part of the chair leg. It left a red line on her head she cried for a few seconds and is acting her normal self should I be worried about this injury
Asked On : Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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usually nothing to be concerned about, but you havent mentioned wether she vomited ? or had loss of consiousness? you can take her to a neurosurgery doctor and he will examine the child closely and may ask for ct scan so that we can be sure about nothing is wrong.
Answered: Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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Pediatrician Dr. H. Santosh's  Response
your concern is so true...
head injury is a serious problem...
but if your child cries and responds to you without being unconcious then there should not be much issue...
anyways get a opinion from neurologist...
not to worry much...
Thank you...
Answered: Sat, 18 Aug 2012
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