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A 34-year-old female asked:

What sleep disturbance can cause 5 year old's entire body muscle contraction, arm/leg movement, stiffening, kid trying to say right leg hurt, in a car seat? loss of oxygen from low legs hanging? er didn't think seizure. doctor wasn't sure. lasted 1-2?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
If you are worried than you have to take him to a pediatric neurologist. It is not from any of the things you mention. It could be just a one time thing which cant be explained so observation is another option. Hope your child gets well
Last updated Feb 10, 2022

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