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Forehead injury, large bruise, lump under eye, no pain. Cause of worry?

My daughter hit her head in the middle of her forehead , she had a pretty good size knot and a bruise the bruise now has drifted to under her eyes can that be normal, is it anything to worry about? Should I get it checked out? She has been acting fine and it doesn t hurt her. this happend this last sat, it didn t form around her eyes till the last few days
Asked On : Mon, 22 Oct 2012
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Hi Emmee,
Thanks for writing your query.
Skin of the scalp area is such that any head injury can result in swelling and briuse.
Injury near eye can result in swelling extending towards eye and can result in black eye.
It takes few days to weeks for full recovery and should be a cause of worry if there is no neurological or vision deficit. But you should still get her examined by a Neurophysician and Ophthalmologist.
I hope this is helpful to you.
Answered: Mon, 22 Oct 2012
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