I don't think that we can put your daughter's complaints of knee and thigh pains down to 'growing pains'.She is 'too old' to be having growing pains now. There are important causes of this kind of pain which must be excluded especially pain referred from the hip due to what is known as 'slipped epiphyses' and also overuse injuries in active children.It would be best to ask your paediatrician to see her for an initial examination but a more direct approach would be to ask an orthopaediac specialist to see her.
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