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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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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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