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******HELP, ADVICE NEEDED ON LUMP ON DS HEAD!!!!*****************
DH has had a few. Some have been removed because they got quite painful and some got infected. Although he still has some on his head at the moment which aren't bothering him. I would get it checked out.
mamabear2b, you child is 15 weeks old!!! You would not be unreasonable to take him down to the doctors to reassure yourself as to what the lump is. Much better to be safe than sorry. It's not like you are taking a 10 year old to the doctors for a sniffly nose. Go!
I will make appointment tomorrow, would rather the doctor, (bit of a witch to be honest!) told me it was nothing and sent me away with a sigh of 'bloody first time mothers' than him be uncomfortable or in pain, just wanted to check it wasn't one of those normal things you never get told about!
Hi all, doubt you will check this but if you do I just wanted to say thanks.
I took ds to doctors and he has an infection of some sort, the doc said the lump was a swollen gland and showed me one on the other side, he said that they will go up and dowm a bit over the next couple of years as most kids infections tend to be ear nose throat at first.
Ds is fine just more sleepy than usual and a little bit ratty.
Thanks for advice don't feel like such a paranoid 1st time mum now!
Glad to hear that's all it is. With a newborn it's much better to be safe than sorry.
I once got swollen glands (as an adult) behind my ear. They were 3 pea size lumps in a row and I was sure I was dying of cancer until I went to the doctor.