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Child hit her head on floor, developed pain on top of head. Will it be normal?

My 5 year old daughter fill of her share and she hit her head on the hard floor was crying holding her head this happen at the mall now that we are home she is telling me her head hurt like the top of her head were she didn t get hit at should I be worried cause I am I m trying to keep her awake I give her pain medicine to see if it would help and I put something cold on her head do you think she would be fine
Asked On : Sun, 3 Mar 2013
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I think what you are doing is correct a painkiller and cold fomentation would prevent hematoma formation.What you need to observe in the next 24hrs is any vomiting,change in behaviour or abnormal movements in the form of fits.If there is anything positive then meet her pediatrician immediately If nothing like this happens then maybe it might have been an external injury .However i guess its better you could fix up an appointment with your pediatrician for assessing her the next morning.
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Answered: Mon, 4 Mar 2013
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