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My daugther is limping on her right foot

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My daugther is limping on her right foot
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 9 months ago.

Greetings,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

Since when is she limping?

Is there any swelling, redness, tender point?

Did she have any trauma, fall?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
She been limping 3days but fallen hard
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
She hasn't fell
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 9 months ago.

Thank you for the input.

There can be different causes.

There can be a foot or ligament strain.

Arthritis can occur in children.

I would advise to get an examination by doctor.

She needs to keep the foot at rest.

Motrin can be taken.

Warm application can be soothing.

I hope this information will be helpful.

If you have any query, please feel free to ask.

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Wish her healthy life.

Regards.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
But she has no pain and she only 16 month
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 9 months ago.

As you did not mention the age earlier, I thought she is older.

She needs an examination in person.

Any neurological issue causing weakness needs to be ruled out as there is no pain.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
What can do for mean time for the limping on 16 month old I have a appointment on Tuesday
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 9 months ago.

I would advise to take her to an urgent care for at least an examination.

Without knowing the precise cause, you can not do more than what I suggested in my first answer.