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Left sided head pain, mild fever, head injury in swimming pool

good morning. my daughter is 10years old. Since sunday her temperature has been 99-100 and her left side forehead hurts. Her tempertaure is back to 98 since last night. She still complains that her head still bothers her and she not hungry. she just mentioned to me this morning. she hit her head in the pool on sunday.i do not see any marks on her head. she thought it was no big deal thats why she didnt inform me. Any thoughts? Thanks for your time and help
Asked On : Sat, 5 May 2012
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welcome to HCM
head injury in fact is a serious condition and should be sorted outed for certain symptoms like persistent vomiting, persistent throbbing headache, loss of consciousness, vertigo or fits and the patient should be kept under observation for at least for 48 hours. however the details you mentioned about your daughter seems to be receiving mind blow on the side of the fore head resulting in a bruise that caused headache and low grade fever. however as the symptoms have settled now so there is nothing serious to worry about but if she stills complains of headache and there is associated fever and then you should consider frontal sinusitis and should consult the physician for prescription of appropriate antibiotics. currently no such conditions seems to be expected
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Answered: Sat, 5 May 2012
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