Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: DEE2 | 2011/09/20

Q.

DAUGHTER 3 YEAR AND 5 MONTHS WITH KNEE PAINS

DEAR DR PLEASE CAN YOU ADVICE ME ON THE BEST WAY TO HANDLE THIS RECENTLY MY DAUGHTER HAS BEEN COMPLAINING ABOUT HER KNEES PAINING
IS THAT NORMAL GROWING PAINS OR IS THERE REASON TO BE CONCERNED THANK YOU

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The most likely cause for this complaint in a little girl of 3 years is growing pains. As long as she does not have a fever and there is no swelling or redness or increased warmth of her knee joints you do not need to be concerned. You can treat her pain with Panado syrup when she complains.

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Posted by: marwyn | 2011/09/20

Good day,

What is your advise re a capilliary haemangioma on the arm? Little one is now 1 year old, from 3-12 m of age, it increased in size and thickness.

Thank you.

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Posted by: marwyn | 2011/09/20

Hi,

Our 3 jr 5 month old also complains of leg (bone) pain and knee pain, especially at night.

Would also appreciate advise.

Reply to marwyn
Posted by: anon | 2011/09/20

my daughter now 7 suffers with the same thing - if therez swelling then u should worry - in most cases its growing pains but if u concerned take her for an x-ray

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