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Leg pain in child, bruises in purple on knees. On zythromax. What now?

My 3 year old child complains of leg pain roughly 2 or 3 times a week, including last night. She woke up this morning with purplish brown bruises on her knees. It is visible on both knees but one is significantly darker and larger than the other. She says that they don t hurt, but she winces if I apply pressure. I plan to call her pediatrician in the morning but wonder if this needs quicker attention. (wait for appts can be lengthy sometimes) She had an upper res infection last week and just finished an antibiotic (zythromax) and cough med. She also regularly takes a multivitimen, fiber , probiotic , and vitimen c
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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Thank you for your query.
Kindly apply some thrombophob ointment to the areas for 5 days.
Apply some ice pack to the area.
Ask her to take some rest.
Do not panic.
Consult your pediatrician at your convenience.
Hope this answers your query.If you have any other queries kindly direct them to me.Wishing your child a speedy recovery.Have a nice day.
Answered: Wed, 30 Jan 2013
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