Growth spurts are short time intervals during which a child experiences rapid growth in height and weight. Growth spurts can be full potential in well-nourished children, good sleep cycle, and physical activities. The first growth spurt occurs between seven to ten days after birth, the second-growth spurt between three to six weeks, and the third growth spurt between eight to 13 years for girls and 10 to 14 years for boys.
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What is the reason for pain in legs and hips?
Query: Hello doctor, I have been having strong aches in my legs and hips for some time now (probably a few years, on and off) not just when exercising but also when standing. Sometimes, this becomes so painful that I cannot stand. The pain feels like a constant ache in the inner of my legs. When this pain... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This might be growing pains which all kids have until 18 to 20 years as bones unite by 20 years. Also, we are up and about every day on our legs so the pain might increase. You can keep your legs in a tub of warm water for 2 to 3 minutes for two sessions per day. This m... Read Full »