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Can a toddler have crepitus in a knee?

Can a toddler have crepitus in a knee?

Unusual: Typically crepitus is caused by degeneration of the knee, which would be unheard of in a toddler. Alternatively, inflammation or infection could cause crepitus, so if there is associated pain or redness or fever or any other concerning sign, see your physician. ...Read more

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What do I do if my toddler has what I believe is knock knee?

What do I do if my toddler has what I believe is knock knee?

Be seen: If you are concerned, I would not hesitate to be seen. But it is not uncommon to see some degree of genu valgum "knock knees" that usually resolves by the age range of 6-8 years of age. Mention it to the pediatrician to see if they think a referral to a specialist is needed, but can be normal variation in development that usually resolves. ...Read more

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I feel on my knees 2 weeks ago carrying my toddler and I'm still in so much pain. What should I do go get checked out or tough it out please help ?

I feel on my knees 2 weeks ago carrying my toddler and I'm still in so much pain. What should I do go get checked out or tough it out please help ?

Check it out!!: Two weeks of intense pain is a sign that toughing it out is not really working. Go see your doc. It is hard enough to take care of a toddler, but doing it while in pain is just not good for either of you. Good luck. ...Read more

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My toddler has creaky bones specifically knees and back, is this normal?

My toddler has creaky bones specifically knees and back, is this normal?

I'm not sure what...: ...You mean by "creaky." are his bones tender? Are his joints swollen? If they are not, and he is otherwise well, it's unlikely something is wrong. If he is not otherwise well or it bothers him (not just you) then it should be checked out by his pediatrician. ...Read more

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25 months toddler, small blisters (allergy) on right leg (back of knee area). Concentrated in one area. Not very red, itching. ?

25 months toddler, small blisters (allergy) on right leg (back of knee area).  Concentrated in one area. Not very red, itching.  ?

Eczema?: Typically this is the location of an eczema rash at that age, but it also can be a viral infection of the skin. It is best to have the pediatrician look at it and determine what needs to be done. ...Read more

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How does a child get warts on his knee?

How does a child get warts on his knee?

By contact: Warts are obtained by contact and he may of fallen or scraped his knee. ...Read more

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Can a knee injury i had as a child have stunted my growth?

Can a knee injury i had as a child have stunted my growth?

Not general growth: A growth plate injury could have affected the growth in the injured bone only. Thus, if you had injured the growth plate you would have a leg length discrepancy. ...Read more

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What can cause severe knee pain in a child for nearly 13yrs?

What can cause severe knee pain in a child for nearly 13yrs?

Several causes: There can be several causes. Has the child had the knee pain evaluated? Is the knee swollen? Get the pain evaluated or reevaluated by an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Child is knocked kneed can this cause pain in the knees?

Child is knocked kneed can this cause pain in the knees?

Usually not: Many children are knock kneed, or have genu valgus. As long as the angle is small, it usually does not cause pain. On the other hand, if there is a history of trauma, or infection, and the deformity is not symmetric, or mild, it may cause a significant force imbalance. This can lead to issues with the ligaments and cartilage with resultant pain. ...Read more

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