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  • Many children have pains in their legs without any obvious cause and these are often called growing pains.
  • Even though the child can be in a lot of pain, no damage is happening to the child's bones or muscles, and growing pains can respond to simple treatments.
  • Most children who do lots of exercise don't get pain, and many children with pain have not been doing more exercise than usual.
  • Always see your doctor to make sure that there is no other cause of pain.

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Reviewed on: 11-10-2018