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Small child suffered fall. Soft fluid-filled bump on head, pain on touching. Medical emergency?

Hi Doctor, I dont know when was my 6 month baby boy fallen down , but in his left portion of head, soft bump(full of fluid normally big size) has been appeared, but initially he was complaining a pain in that portion when I touched his head. Right now soft bump still exist without any pain and he is acting, behaving and eating normally and no redish or bluish sign on his head. Kindly let me know that Is that it a serious problem? and Can I go hospital emergency immidiatly? Thanks
Asked On : Sat, 8 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
This may be contusion with formation of organized hematoma because of fall or and old resolving Cephalohematoma or some times rarely a meningocele(which is a rare) as you don't know the exact fall history. As child is active and there are no other complaints nothing to worry. Consult your Pediatrician by appointment for the examination of swelling.
Answered: Wed, 12 Dec 2012
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