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The pain just started this evening around 6 pm. It has happened maybe 3 o 4 times in the last few months, but he hasn't needed Tylenol for it, and it has been just one leg at a time. There is no swelling, redness, or weakness, other than the fact that he doesn't want to walk on them because of the current pain. No tests have been done, no past significant illness. His only other symptom now is a low fever tonight.(100.8)
Do growing pains typically effect the bone or muscle more? He is having trouble identifying just what part of his lower legs hurt, but seems to indicate the shin rather than the calf area. Also, he just awoke and informed me that he hasn't had water all day, could that contribute?
Thank you again.
Could muscle pain be felt in the shin area as well?
Thank you for your patience with all of my questions.