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What causes backache and abnormal blinking in a toddler?

Hello, my 3 year old boy had a high fever last week.it is over now, and has been for 3 days. However, he complains that his back hurts, and he is blinking strangely - almost forced. Today, he is still complaining. What could be going on? The blinking in particular has me concerned.
Tue, 10 Jul 2018
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Strange blinking of eye can be due to any nerve involvement. Kindly show your kid to a neurologist.

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