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Could you tell me what are growing pains?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Growing pains are pa

Pain symptoms relatively common in children.
Typically, they are located in the muscles, rather than the joints, of the leg and less commonly the arm. They are usually felt on both sides, and appear late in the day or at night, waking the child, with pain varying from mild to very severe. Pain is absent by the morning, and there are no objective clinical signs of inflammation.

In brief: Growing pains are pa

Pain symptoms relatively common in children.
Typically, they are located in the muscles, rather than the joints, of the leg and less commonly the arm. They are usually felt on both sides, and appear late in the day or at night, waking the child, with pain varying from mild to very severe. Pain is absent by the morning, and there are no objective clinical signs of inflammation.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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