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Muscle cramps in children

Muscle cramps in children: Introduction

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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Muscle cramps in children: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Muscle cramps in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only...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...read more »

Leg cramps at night a classic sign: The symptom of having leg muscle cramps, particularly at night, is a classic sign of undiagnosed diabetes. However, there...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....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,...read more »

Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of multiple sclerosis). See symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency or misdiagnosis of...read more »

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Detailed list of causes of Muscle cramps in children

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How Common are these Causes of Muscle cramps in children?

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  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 19 causes have no prevalence information.

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Causes of Muscle cramps in children Based on Risk Factors

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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)

    Symptoms related to Muscle cramps in children:

    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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