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Symptom Checker

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Head Injury in Children

When a child has a head injury, certain symptoms are the most worrisome.

Did your child hit his or her head and have any of the following symptoms?

  • loss of consciousness (was not responding to you or was "knocked out")

  • seizure (convulsion)

  • extreme persistent crying.

Yes, my child had one or more of these symptoms.

No, my child did not have any of these symptoms.

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