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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Cristel | 2004/10/25

Q.

Growing pains in knees of toddlers

I would like to ask about knee-pain that my 3 year-old son is experiencing. I myself experienced this until I was about 15. I can describe it as a throbbing inside the knees. Very few painkillers helped, massage seemed to work better. As I am 28 now, I hoped there might have been some advance made by now. Today I still want to cry if I have to talk about the pain I experienced, because I was told Im faking it or imagining it, and only me understands my childs pain, his dad also slams it as looking for attention ! My one sisters children also experience this, although my other 2 sisters' dont !

Please give me advice !

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

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