Growing pains.

Did I read somewhere that growing pains were connected with RA?? I remember having awful pains years ago in my legs. My mum went with me to the doctors only to be told I have growing pains. I used to be reduced to tears..did anyone else suffer as a child??

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  • Jenn Lebowitz
    4 years ago

    Hi Samantha,

    Thanks so much for sharing your story.

    While you may get more personal feedback from the community, I think this may be the article to which you were referring: http://rheumatoidarthritis.net/living/really-just-growing-pains/. Additionally, here is another one you may be interested in: http://rheumatoidarthritis.net/living/childhood-ace-bandages/. Hope this is helpful!

    Thanks for being part of our community.

    Best,

    Jenn (Community Manager, RheumatoidArthritis.net)

  • robinspencer
    4 years ago

    I also had horrible growing pains as a child in my legs and back!! And put on big giant calcium tabs by the Dr. This is the first I’ve heard of this theory. Before i was diagnosed i remember telling my Dr it felt similar to those growing pains.

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