Head Injuries


Children often fall and hit their heads and rarely does this cause any damage.


Most bumps on the head can be treated at home with an ice pack.

Call or make an appointment online if your child

  • Vomits
  • Is unusually irritable or sleepy

Seek immediate help if he:

  • Loses consciousness
  • Has a change in his vision
  • Has fluid leaking from the nose or ears
  • Complains of neck pain

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