Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Tania | 2012-10-17


Painful legs

My 2 year old daughter, every now and then, says that her legs are sore. When I ask her where, she says on the inside. I don''t see any bruises or sores. Could it be growing pains?

Expert's Reply



This is the age at which children may start comlaining about growing pains. What is important is that your daughter does not have a fever or any sign of swelling of her legs, especially of her knees or ankles. As there are no signs of anything like this your daughter probably has growing pains.

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Posted by: anon | 2012-10-17

Would love to hear the answer to this. My girl just turned 3, and complains of painful legs daily! She would even fall to the floor crying...
She wakes up during the night aswell screaming of the pain, but then few mins later nothing is wrong???

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