Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Melissa | 2011/02/22

Q.

Bumped his head

My 5 year old bumped his head. He has a large lump on his forehead. I have put an ice pack on. Should I take him to the doctor?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There is no need to take him to a doctor provided that he did not have a bad fall and that he seems fine and is playing and behaving normally. Be on the look out for any vomiting, refusal of food, drowsiness or any signs of him being confused.

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