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Goose egg bruise?! Ciaras momma 1 child; Florida 1493 posts
18th Jan '10

My daughter (13 months)got wacked by the corner of a door and a huge goose egg popped out . I wasnt there at the time but my SIL brought her downstairs to me and I started freaking out because I have never seen something like that. it looks like its about to pop. after a few mins it went down a little and she got really tired and is sleeping now. my MIL says its no big deal, whats your opinion? Should I get her looked at ?Has this happend to your child and what was the outcome. I am so worrieed and scared :(

Ally2011 1 child; Stuttgart, Germany 411 posts
18th Jan '10

you need to put ice on it wrapped in a towel..itll go away and its no big deal...just make sure you cool it even if shes asleep.

Momma x 2 18 kids; Whiskey d**k Mountain, WA, United States 1372 posts
18th Jan '10

I wouldn't worry too much. My kids have had all kinds of bruises and bumps. i wouldn't let her sleep just yet though. Try and keep her up for a bit.



The only time a bump/fall is serious is if your LO starts vomiting/slurring their words or stumbling around. If she isn't doing any of that then she's most likely okay.

Ally2011 1 child; Stuttgart, Germany 411 posts
18th Jan '10

my mom used to put a cold spoon on these bruises..that also helps

Mommasaurus 1 child; Jacksonville, Florida 4157 posts
18th Jan '10

where did it hit her at i hope she doesnt have a concusion.

Momma x 2 18 kids; Whiskey d**k Mountain, WA, United States 1372 posts
18th Jan '10
Quoting Mommasuarus[NSCT]:
Crystal - Finally Mommy! 1 child; Jasper, Georgia 2194 posts
18th Jan '10

Bumps out are okay, keep it cool and just watch her for confusion for the next 24 hours or so. Bumps in (depressions) are what you have to worry about.

Mommasaurus 1 child; Jacksonville, Florida 4157 posts
18th Jan '10
Quoting ~Baby Lover~:
Ciaras momma 1 child; Florida 1493 posts
18th Jan '10
Quoting Mommasuarus[NSCT]:
Ally2011 1 child; Stuttgart, Germany 411 posts
18th Jan '10
Quoting Ciaras momma: