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What do you do for a child who is experiencing growing pains?
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
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In brief: Reassurance
Reassurance is number one.
Secondly, if the pain is "severe", simple analgesics like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin would normally suffice. Avoiding excessive sports activities, known to cause/aggravate pain may be sometimes helpful.

In brief: Reassurance
Reassurance is number one.
Secondly, if the pain is "severe", simple analgesics like tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin would normally suffice. Avoiding excessive sports activities, known to cause/aggravate pain may be sometimes helpful.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Stefania Lima
Pediatrics
In brief: Supportive care
Provide support with heat pads, massage the area, and occasionally a otc children's pain medicine.
The pain is real, so it needs to be taken seriously.

In brief: Supportive care
Provide support with heat pads, massage the area, and occasionally a otc children's pain medicine.
The pain is real, so it needs to be taken seriously.
Dr. Stefania Lima
Dr. Stefania Lima
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