Childhood Diseases

Posted by: kate | 2009/07/08


swelling of my childs head

few days ago i noticed a that my 1and half yr old boy' s head had a lump swelling,i asked if he fall down but was told he did not so i rub him and it disappeared after few min.yesterday i noted the same and i rub him again,he doesn t feel any pain yet the lump was slightly big,i covered him to sleep and when i went to check it again i could not find anything.i don' t know whats wrong with his head and the lumps coz they appear and disappear just help me know if any one knows what this may be coz am worried.thanks.

Expert's Reply



It is difficult to answer your question with the information you have given here. It is possible that your little toddler has an allergic swelling of his scalp. It would be best if you would ask your doctor to see him so that a proper diagnosis can be made of these swellings.

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Posted by: sally | 2009/07/08

Pls take your baby to the doctor, my baby had a fall &  only was I told becuase of the swelling.It might be anything, but go and check.

Good luck

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