Leg pain

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Q My 5-year-old has leg pains at night, which our GP says are grow­ing pains. Kelly, 36

ANight-time leg pain af­fects around a third of chil­dren. It could be mus­cles and lig­a­ments stretch­ing as bones grow, but no­body’s sure.

Child-friendly painkillers and a gen­tle leg rub will help, but it’ll stop within a year or so.

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