Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: irene | 2009-05-26

Q.

skull fructure

my 7mnths baby fell on the floor last Tuesday,we took him to the hospital where they did a brain scan, &  found out that he sustained a fracture same week on Friday he she had a high temp of 37.70deg C.Saterday took im back to the hos pital because of loose tummy and vomiting .They gave us medication for vomiting and tomach medic and powder to replace electrolytes.could this be related.He does not have a single tooth this far.Could this be teething.The stool is watery and she is getting weak.What is the normal temperature.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am not at all happy with this story.It is possible that the fever and vomiting are due to the skull fracture with some bleeding on the brain surface. Please ask your paediatrician to see your baby ASAP.

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