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He should be seen by a doctor -
1. if he is drowsy
2. if there is loss of consciousnesss
3. if there is persistent vomiting
4. if there is bleeding from ear, nose
5. if there is seizures
if none is there just continue with ibuprofen and applying ice
He doesn't have any of the following .... I've been asking him several questions and he's been able to answer. The bump just continues to grow is size, about the size of a golf ball right now.
how long since he got injured?
Is there a time frame as to when a person could expect to see any of the symptoms you've mentioned?
immediately after the injury
It's been about 30 minutes since he fell .... he was sitting on a ladder and fell from about the third step and landed directly on his forehead.
you can observe him for the next few hours
the bump is probably due to soft tissue swelling
If after that he show no signs are we safe in assuming he's okay? I also saw that he should be woken every few hours during the night, is that true?
If he is okay for the next few hours, there is no need to worry
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