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by Diana Kohnle

Health Tip: Worried About a Child's Back Pain?

Signs the child should see a doctor
(HealthDay News) -- Back pain in children can be a warning sign of a more serious medical condition.
The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons mentions these serious warning signs of back pain in children:
Losing weight or having a fever. Feeling weak or numb. Having difficulty walking. Feeling pain extending down both legs. Having trouble with the bowels or bladder. Having pain that interrupts sleep.
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