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My 9 Year Old Has Been Complaining Of Pain On The Middle Of Her Chest
My 16 yr. Old complains of pain in the middle of her chest and in between her shoulder blades. She has asthma &has been cleared by ped. Cardiologist?
Her asthma: Is not well under control or she may have an acute exacerbation of her asthma especially with pollens and change in weather and whatever triggers off her asthma this time of year. Be sure to go see her physician asap that she does not have pneumonia as well . She needs to go ahead and start her rescue inhalers and inhaled steroids.To er if with shortness of breath, retractions, labored breathing. ...Read more
My 19 year old daughter has recently started having joint pain on both sides of the body and swelling on the right side of her body. Any ideas>?
Need an evaluation: She needs to see a rheumatologist to see if there's an underlying inflammatory process ...Read more
My 5 year old daughter complains of her stomach hurting a lot. She has a rash now on her bottom and on the back of her legs. What is this?
Think HSP: Makes me instantly think of henoch-schonlein purpura. Check this link out and see if the pictures look like it. She should see a doctor soon to get it diagnosed because if that's what it is, it can cause some issues especially with the kidneys. Let me know what happens. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/henoch%e2%80%93sch%c3%b6nlein_purpura. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My friend has been having chest pain. He is 21 years old, male healthy weight. The left side of his chest was hurting, his right arm was going numb?
Wrong age/pattern: This is not a heart issue from your description. The wrong arm is involved & 21 yo don't have coronary vessel disease (the thing that causes heart pain). It could me chest wall related but a common origin would be=heart burn, triggered by stomach acid backwashing into the swallow tube.(It sits just under the heart-front to back) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 12yr old son plays football. Tonight after practice he said the middle of his chest hurts and the middle of his back. Sporadic, dull/achy pain.
My 7 year old has had a cough for over a week and started complaing of her left side of head hurting yesterday. Now has a fever of 100?
Cough, fever : I would call your pediatrician right away for advise. There are numerous possibilities. ...Read more
My 9 year old son complains of pain behind his knees or between his toes once in a while. Are these growing pains?
No: It does not sound like growing pains. I would recommend a visit to the doctor. Pain in anyone is never good and deserves to be checked out. The two locations you mention are not anatomical regions of "growing pains"which typically occur at secondary growth centers of bones. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son who is 16 had his appendix removed in July. Recently, he has been complaining of pain after he eats on the right upper quadrant of his abdomen.
Is he constipated: R/o constipation as the most common cause of abd.pain. Rt upper quadrant pain could be from musculoskeletal strain ,. gall stones,GB infection , liver problems, stomach problems and sometimes from pancreas. For a pediatric age gp. though gall stones are less likely still can happen. Similarly some scoliosis -eg. spine issues can put more on the muscles, can irritate some nerves . See ur family dr ...Read more
Hi, my daughter is 4 years old and I have just felt a pea size lump on the back of her head on the left side, she has been unwell with a cough and col?
Lymph node: There are many lymph nodes in the neck and back of the head that are often more noticeable because they are located where our fat pads don't hide them. If you feel around you should find several the size of a pea ; sometimes bigger.They can increase to the size of a big peanut if stimulated by local factors, illness or vaccines.I would just monitor it or have doc see it during regular visit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 15yr old son had a chest xray showing gas projecting over the r medial scapula. He has been coughing and complaining of back and shoulder pain.
Could be: Pneumothorax or pneumomediastinum. It is best for him to see a doctor for specific recommendation, because it can lead to breathing problems, which are true medical emergencies. ...Read more
My 10 year old son had a short sharp pain in his chest that lasted about 30 sec and afterwards is complaining of pain in his right leg below the knee.
Can't relate them: Brief chest pains in kids are most often heartburn while leg pain is most often related to overuse.I can not think of any condition that would pair the two together.You provided so little info that not much more can be said. A more thorough history and exam could eliminate the scary things.In the future please submit as much info as you can and a concice question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 11 year old is complaining about chest pain in the middle of his chest when running around or bouncing.
My 15 year old daughter has right sided lower abdominal pain. It's sharp and she's been awake most of the night. She feels sick and has diaorrhea?
Doctor can evaluate: Lower right abdominal discomfort can be from many things. For pain there, appendicitis is always a concern (pain usually worsens over time, with fever coming on). If one is constipated for several days, stool can back up all the way to the right side, and cause discomfort or pain. Gallstones and kidney stones can also cause pain. One's primary care doctor or an Emergency Room doctor can check. ...Read more
On my 12 year old girl on the left side of her body above her leg and kinda near her hip is in a lot of pain. What could it be?
Need more info...: Leg/hip pain can be many things, ranging from very minor to VERY serious. Without more info, I'd say you need to call your doctor right away (or go to the ER) and get it checked out, especially if there is any pain with movement of knee or hip, redness/swelling, refusal to walk or limping or ANY systemic symptoms like rapid weight gain/loss, poor appetite, looking/feeling ill, paleness, or FEVER. ...Read more
My 12year old daughter has a headache in the front of her head on the left & right side. I gave her two alleve liquidgels 220mg and she has ate. Help?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
My 14 year old has been having chest pain on and off for 4-5 months. This pain is in the middle if chest and hurts when breathing in.
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