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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: smatsatsa | 2008/02/04

Q.

bruised and swollen forehead

my baby fell from a bed.her forehead has a lump/swollen.i took her to hospital, they said all is well,the lump will go down**i must just put ice on it.she is one year old, she refuse when i put the ice on her,she fights me**can u plse recommend anything else that i can use except the ice to help the swelling go down??? plse help**thanx

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Do not use anything if it makes her uncomfortable. Watch her carefully for irritability, drowsiness, vomiting and refusal to eat.If she develops any of these symptoms take her back to the doctor.

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