Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
130 Doctors are Online

Regular joints pain in night, get relief after massaging

hi doctor i have child of 5year old girl , she gets leg pain in the night especially in the joints like knee , all the leg joints n in the leg bones she is getting this fro when she was 4yrs old now she turned 5 yrs we v asked doctor here they said it s normal growing pain all but if she gets she get un controllable pain,n she cries continuously and i message her leg with oil for about 20to 30 mins then it reduces yesterday she had got that pain in the night un controllable i messaged for about 20mins n it reduced n again after an hr she again got same uncontrollable pain again i messaged about 20 - 30 min then reduced but she cry continuously for that could you please give me the solution on this doctor. I am really worried about this
Asked On : Sat, 12 May 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  43
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
1. If her pain is only in legs around knee without involving any other joints of upper limb, then she might be suffering from osgood schlatters disease or juvenile rheumatoid arthritis involving only knees +/- rashes
2. But still a complete clinical examination by an orthopaedician is mandatory along with an xray examination of both knees to rule out any other cause,
3. Such pains can occur at this age group, but other causes which might need acute intervention has to be ruled out.
4. Giving a crepe bandage to her knees might help her.
5. Further management depends upon xray finding or if necessary relevant blood investigations depending upon the clinical examination findings.
Answered: Sat, 12 May 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor