Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Jojo | 2011/07/11

Q.

Growing Pains

Hi Doc,
Can a 3 1/2 year get growing pains - especially in the legs. My little boy has cried a few times and says his leg is sore, but there''s no marks etc. When I warm it up by rubbing it for a while he says it''s better.
Is there anything I need to give him i.e. extra vitamin or mineral?

Thanks you.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This does sound like growing pains.This is a common complaint at this age. You can give your son something for pain when he complains such as Panado.

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