Jessica - posted on 05/06/2015 ( 1 mom has responded )




My son who will be 3 in August started complaining of his legs hurting last night right before bed. Thinking that this might be a stalling tactic, I brushed it off. Now today he is in terrible pain. He can not walk, he cries when dressing him or changing diaper. Its like he has lost all strength in his legs. My husband or myself has to help him sit up because he won't move his lower body on his own.
This same thing happened about an year ago, doctor ran several blood tests and urine sample. Everything came back normal. By the time test results were back (3-4 days) he was his normal rambunctious self. The doctor said that it was just growing pains and nothing more.
There has to be something more than just growing pains! We have an appointment with his doctor in a hour...any mommies out there with some advice. I refuse to leave her office this time with her saying it's just growing pains


Dove - posted on 05/06/2015




It does sound rather extreme and if it were that severe I would be looking for answers as well, but it 'could' still be growing pains. My son has been getting them at night every few weeks/months for the past 5 years straight. Not quite to the extent that you are describing, but he is in quite a bit of pain when it happens.

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