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Small child, head injury, large lump formation, soft spot in the centre of it. Cause of worry?

My 4 year old got hit in the head around 3 pm with the trunk lid while it was being closed. She immediately developed a large bump on the top of her head where she got hit. She didn t lose consciousness , pupils are reacting fine, complains of a little headache , no vomiting , eating and drinking fine, not sleepy, but she has a soft spot in the center of that bump, do I need to be concerned?
Asked On : Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Thanks for your query
There is hematoma formation at injury site due to rupture of small blood vessels,
this is very good that your child is fine.
I suggest you to apply ice compresses over affected area,give paracetamol for pain relief and continue observing for warning signals for 24 hours.

Wishing your child good health
God bless,
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Gopal Krishnam Raju's  Response
it might be hemorrhage as you said no danger signs are evident gradually swelling will disappear very soon :)
Answered: Tue, 22 Jan 2013
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