A 33-year-old female asked about a male:
son almost 13. both legs hurt to where he cries and hurts when walking. behind knee and below. no injury but recently sick. growing pains or call doc?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Be seen: I would definitely have him seen if he is having pains to the extent of crying. There may be something more going on and, at a minimum a detailed history, exam, and appropriate studies can be done.
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Last updated Mar 30, 2015
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