Growing Pains Or Something More? 3 Serious Childhood Conditions
Growing pains are a benign condition that causes leg pain in children. The cause is unknown and, usually, the pains are not severe and go away on their own. If your child has persistent pain, especially with other symptoms, they should be evaluated for more serious conditions. Nutrient Deficiencies Nutrient deficiencies severe enough to cause symptoms are fairly uncommon in children who are not dealing with food insecurities. Issues with inadequate nutrition are more likely to occur in picky eaters.