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Muscle cramps in children: Muscle cramps in children refer to painful contractions or spasms of a child's muscles. See detailed information below for a list of 21 causes of Muscle cramps in children, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent symptoms. Although the most common symptoms are anal itch ...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal effect). One...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure. The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children. See ...read more »
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Medical Conditions associated with Muscle cramps in children:
Children's health symptoms (230 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Muscle symptoms (7251 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)
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Dehydration (284 causes), Fracture, Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Strenuous muscle exertion, Respiratory alkalosis, Spinal injury, Corticosteroid use, Persistent muscle spasm, Hyperventilation (92 causes), Pregnancy (699 causes), Hypokalemia (153 causes), Cirrhosis of liver (119 causes)
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