U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 38-year-old male asked:

My 3 year old is limping, her right knee is a little swollen but not bruised. she doesnt have any bite marks, or red spots. she isnt complaining of pain,can jump, run, and straighten her leg without discomfort. what should i do?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Have her seen: This could be a simple but unusual swelling triggered by a past viral infection at another site. It could also be a subtle early sign of a worrisome issue that will require hospital based care. I would take her in to her doc for a direct exam & testing.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Dec 31, 2019


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.