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I am am a registered nurse. My grandbaby girl grabs at the

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I am am a registered nurse. My grandbaby girl grabs at the back of her head all the time and cries out in pain, she is 4 months old and everyone keeps thinking (including the pediatricians) that she has colic. She grabs the back of her head and screams. I think something else. She is miserable grabbing the back of her head. She has a Tagital line to the left of her occipital nearer the left ear. Help please. She has been crying since birth like this. I need answers. Thank you for your time
Grandma Cathy r.n.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  DrRussMd replied 1 year ago.


Chiari malformation is possible.

Problem in the cervical spine is possible.

Take the baby to a doctor of osteopathy [DO] that does osteopathic manipulation.

A list is here:

They will be able to see if there is something they can gently fix on the spot, or if she needs a scan.

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