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My 3 year old daughter fell from about 4 feet high onto

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My 3 year old daughter fell from about 4 feet high onto concrete, hitting her forehead about 4 days ago. She immediately got a goose egg lump, and a scratch. She has been acting totally fine since then and hasn’t complained of any issues since the fall. My question is- she has what feels like a hard bump on top of her head. From what i have read, it seems to be normal fusing of the skull that can often times for a lump kids that eventually goes away, but i just want to make SURE that this is not associated with the fall. The goose egg appeared on her forehead. The bump is on top of her head. This bump could have already been there for all i know and I’m just noticing it more because I’m in high alert!

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How large is it?

Is it in midline?

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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
it’s midline. Not very large. Just a noticeable bump when i run my hand across the top of her head. It is also only in the front. It stops in the middle of the head where her “soft spot” would have been as a baby

Thank you for the input.
I understand your anxiety.
It is likely a suture line.
This can be prominent & it is normal.
It is not related to fall.
Please do not worry.
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Wish her healthy life.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thank you for the response! Glad to know it is normal

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