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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi, may I answer my baby hit her head and there is a huge knot then she went to sleepyour health queries right now ? Please type your query here...
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr
Doctor :   What is the age ?
Doctor :   When did this happen?
User :   hi my daughter is 11 months is trying to walk and hit her head on the coffee table cried for about 15 min then went to sleep. she has had a bad day and was tirred anyway should I be worried
Doctor :   Where on the head was she injured?
Doctor :   How large is the knot?
User :   she has been asleep for about 45 min it is above her left eyebrow
User :   the size of a nikel
Doctor :   Did she vomit ?
User :   no
Doctor :   So it was not a fall, it was a slight injury while trying to walk
Doctor :   Did you put an ice pack over the injury?
User :   she fell into the table
User :   yes
Doctor :   I think you should not be worried about now, however observe her closely for next 24 hours
Doctor :   If she is fine, she is free from any major injury
User :   how will i know if something is wrong she usually fights sleep
Doctor :   Vomiting, excessive crying, will not take feeds
User :   k thankyou
Doctor :   Is that clear?
Doctor :   Do you have any more questions?
User :   how much/often should I ice
Doctor :   once every 2 hours for 6 hours, 5 minutes each time
User :   should I force ice if she wont be still
Doctor :   thereafter once in 4 hours
Doctor :   5 minutes
Doctor :   No need to force
User :   if she doesnt wake up like she normally would if startaled
Doctor :   Even a minute or two of ice shall be fine
User :   if she doesnt wake up like she normally would if startaled should I be conserned
Doctor :   Wake her up
User :   she opens her eyes and goes back to sleep
Doctor :   You have to watch her closely
Doctor :   That is fine
Doctor :   If she is opening her eyes, it means she is conscious
Doctor :   After excessive crying any baby sleeps
User :   is there anything that will tell me it is a more serious injory
Doctor :   So do not be concerned
Doctor :   The swelling is increasing in size even after ice packs
Doctor :   and the above symptoms
User :   thankyou Ill be back if I have more ??
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   thank you for your time
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