My 5 yr old daughter has severe leg pain in her shins, its chronic, comes rendomly, but so severe she'll collapse and scream for 45 min. She was tested for lukemia, came back negative, recently she had a patch of hair missing on the left side of her head and random vomiting 24 hours prior. She eats the same and has normal activity. The leg pain has been going on for a year, growin pains have been ruled out by her doctor. Im at the end of my rope with this, its stressful, and now with the new systoms, scary. The hair loss matches Alopecia, but why the leg pain? Its chronic, normally happens around 4pm and on. NOTHING helps it. Shes moody beyond controll. I need answers, Once again shes going to another doctor this week.
Welcome to the MedHelp forum!
Since, the pain comes in the later half of day, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance (sodium, potassium, calcium), accumulation of lactic acid, and pinched nerve at the lower spine will have to be ruled out. Since she is so small, a congenital deformity of the spine should be looked into if it is due to pinched nerves. If it is just lactic acid accumulation, then hot massage will have to be done twice a day.
Hope this helps. Please let me know if there is any thing else and do keep me posted. Take care!
Copyright 1994-2018MedHelp.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Vitals Consumer Services, LLC.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. MedHelp is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.