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Subdural Hematoma in infant

Hi, My 18  month old suffered from a subdural hematoma when she was hit with debri from a car that smashed into our neighbors fence. Now, it has been a year since her accident and we are still experiencing some problems with the side of the head where the surguery was perform. On her incision site a zit like bump appeared and had to be drained and the doctor had no explanation as to why this had occured and it has been about two weeks or longer and the spot has not heal and close up, there is a scab but it still drains pus at times so I wipe around the area with a lttle alcohol. Now before that, we experienced a similar situation when another area  on her incision site opened up for what ever reason below the current area and would not close, however when we decided to go ahead with a small surgery to close the area it closed up and now a thin layer of skin covers that area.  Does anyone has an explantion as to why this may be ocurring and what might be the cause.
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There is repeated abscess formation in the suture line .Sutures might be getting opened up due to tight closure or improper healing and getting infected . Please take adequate care to keep the area clean and free from tension to prevent it from pulling apart . Give suitable antibiotics to suppress infection and prevent further infection . Please consult the surgeon for the complete management plan . Hope his helps you . Take care and regards !
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my son was diagnosed with having a subdural hematoma on the left side of his head cpi got involved and took him from me because they said it was caused by child abuse.However a couple of days prior to that he had fallen off the bed and when i picked him up off the floor he was laying on the left  of side of  his head is there a cance that the fall could have caused this
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did they have to remove the blood surgically? My son had the same thing, a skull fracture with subdural hematoma. They kept him in the hospital overnight, didnt remove any blood because the bleeding was so small. I still worry about him having damage to his brain when he is older but the dr. said not to worry. I feel like Im the only one!!
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