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Soft bulge on head, painful, tender, fluid in bulge. Help?

Hello doctor..i discovered a soft bulge on the right side of the head of my 1yr old baby so i woried that it might be the result of his fall a week ago but it was the back part of his head which hit the floor..whenever i touch d bulge der is no pain for my baby doesnt complain but wat i felt was like there is a fluid in the bulge...may i know wat can it be?tnx doctor
Asked On : Tue, 9 Apr 2013
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It seems that he might be having small hematoma caused by fall on ground.
Though fall was on back of head but blood might be collected on right side while sleeping on right side.
As now week time is passed, there is nothing serious.
Apply ice pack for 10 minutes, 2-3 times a day.
Gradually blood will be absorbed from the site and he will be alright.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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