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My 4 year old has difficulty standing up after a few minutes of siting and complains about leg pain also tends to walk as if her legs are stiff help?

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Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Should see doctor: This could be a number of things from growing pains to something that could be more serious. I would advise to schedule an appointment with your doctor.
Dr. Shontae Buffington
Pediatrics 17 years experience
Myositis: If this is an normally developed little girl this could be viral myositis or other myositis. Viral myositis is non-life threatening and usually self resolves a few test in office can be sent off to confirm this diagnosis. You should see a physcian to rule out other conditions.

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