(HealthDay News) -- Back pain in children can be a warning sign of a more serious medical condition.
The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons mentions these serious warning signs of back pain in children:
- Losing weight or having a fever.
- Feeling weak or numb.
- Having difficulty walking.
- Feeling pain extending down both legs.
- Having trouble with the bowels or bladder.
- Having pain that interrupts sleep.
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