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My 8 year old bumped his head

He feel back into the door in his room when he was playing with his brother. Well there is a bump out on the back of his head and am concered on what i should watch for. He is acting normal and sitting norml and watching cartoons. With a ice pack on his head.

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Asked by karamomof5 at 8:25 PM on Nov. 1, 2010 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • Look for sleepiness and getting lethargic.

    Answer by older at 8:26 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • AS long as there is a bump he's good just keep an eye on him just to be safe... It's when they bump their head and there is NO BUMP that is when you worry.

    Answer by Butterfly1108 at 8:30 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • A bump out is good. Lethargic, sleepiness above the normal, vomiting, dizziness.

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 8:32 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • mood swing, vomiting, and a c/o headache that is NOT relieved with a weight correct dose of tylenol

    in all likelihood there has to be a significant loss of consciousness or huge change in behavior I'd not worry about it and if you decide that you are going to worry please go vitis the Image Gently Parenting . org section web site before you make any final decision
    and lethargy and sleepiness at 8pm is pretty normal behavior for an 8y/o at this time of the evening after a full day of school and activity

    IDK what those other mommy's are thinking???

    Answer by MELRN at 9:01 PM on Nov. 1, 2010

  • If he is fine and is icing it, try not to worry, just watch closely and see if he is acting off at all. My son has had a few good bumps on his head and many times they look worse than they are.

    Answer by KTMOM at 8:56 PM on Nov. 2, 2010

  • i still would take him to the doc

    Answer by dorispierce at 12:52 PM on Nov. 6, 2010

  • I think he will be fine an ice pack should be enough

    Answer by fryshannon34 at 8:54 PM on Nov. 27, 2010

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