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A 27-year-old female asked:

2 yrs old boy on and off limps ?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Hard to say : What is causing the limp without examining and more history. Could he have fallen and hurt himself causing a temporary limp? How long has it been? Is he a very active two year old always running into objects bruising himself repeatedly , falling and traumatizing himself making him to limp? Could be viral causes, too. Please take him to your doctor for evaluation and management
Dr. Peri Suzan Gunay
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Xray: If it has been happening for a while then he may need an xray of his hips to make sure there is not a problem. Also a doctor;s exam to pinpoint where the pain is. A short term limp is not concerning, but a persistent limp needs to be evaluated.

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