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8 year old suffering from fatigue, pain in legs, feet, constipation, diarrhea, stomach pain, headaches. Causes for symptoms?

My son aged 8 is complaining of the following symptoms the last 2-3 weeks. Excessive tiredness, fatigue , pains in legs and feet . Excessive thirst, using the bathroom to pass urine, or he is constipated/diarrhoea. Hungry a lot of the time, complaining of pains in his tummy too, and pain around his bladder area, although urine clear. Headaches and clammy at times. Any ideas what could be causing this?
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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Hi Amanda,

Is your son an active child? If yes, then these are bound to happen in him.

They do not signify any major health issue in him.

He may not be eating adequately. You need to give me food at regular intervals. Make sure he does not skip a meal. Give him plenty of fruits and vegetables.

Pain in the legs and feet may be because of physical exhaustion due to too much sport.

Give him a dose of deworming medicine like Albendazole.

I strongly feel he is fine.

Take care.

Answered: Thu, 28 Jun 2012
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