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Child having bad pain in legs and chest. What are the further tests to be taken?

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Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth

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Posted on Thu, 21 Nov 2013 in Child Health
Question: My grand daughter had bad psin in legs arm hips and chest it comes and gos shed four yrs old
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Answered by Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth 19 minutes later
Brief Answer: multifactorial cause Detailed Answer: Hi, In a 4 year old the cause for these vague pains may be many ! It many be due to viral infections and post Viral fevers this can happen It may be from simple vitamin or iron deficiency in an otherwise active child. It many be a reaction to a situation which she does not like!( like day care) She will need a blood test --- complete blood count and blood smear study to rule out other illnesses. Show her to a pediatrician. Good luck God bless Dr Uma
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