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Toddler With Knee Pain
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
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
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
34weeks pregnant tomorrow my toddler fell on my belly while laying down hit the top of belly her knee hit hurt so bad can that harm the baby?
25 months toddler, small blisters (allergy) on right leg (back of knee area). Concentrated in one area. Not very red, itching. ?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer