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22 Apr 2003

Back Ache
My 11 year old son, is continually complaining about back ache. This seems to be much worse when he walks a lot. I have also noticed that his joints seem to be stiff early in the morning when he wakes up. Any help!
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childhood diseases

01 Jan 0001

I think this warrants a formal evaluation by your doctor. There are many possiblities and it may be innocent, but only a careful history and physical examination will give a clearer picture.
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