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6yr old with lower back pain

WorriedmumWWorriedmum Posts: 1
edited 08/24/2015 - 9:04 PM in Lower Back Pain
I'm hoping someone can help me, last Tuesday I picked my 6yr old daughter up from school, she hobbled to the car and was complaining of lower back pain and pain in her tailbone. I took her straight to the doctor where she was running a fever-doctor said this was the flu-and an X-ray was ordered. Xray came back with nothing significant, she stayed in bed for a few days and it seemed to resolve. This morning I woke up to her yelling out from her bedroom and she could barely walk, she had pain in her hip and left buttock. I managed to get her on her feet and she was limping, couldn't bear weight on that leg and was trying to walk on her toes. I took her back to the doctor but she was extremely distressed and wouldn't allow the doctor to touch her, so no examination was performed. I took her home, calmed her down and let her rest a little. 3 hours later I took her back to the doctor where she was examined and she seemed to not have much pain at all? The only thing I can think changed in that time was she had a bowel movement-she has had complaints of stomach pain for some time, don't think its related. I'm quite concerned but I have no idea what to do, it doesn't seem right for a child to have severe back pain in two seperate places within a week. The doctor doesn't seem too worried but I don't want to leave it until something drastic happens. I'll add, she has had no injury or trauma to her back or legs. If anyone has any ideas, knows these symptoms, or could give me advice I would appreciate it :)

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  • LizLiz Posts: 7,832
    edited 08/24/2015 - 9:04 PM
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