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Hip Injuries, Age 11 and Younger

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If your child has any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

  • Hip problem without an injury: Go to the topic Hip Problems, Age 11 and Younger.
  • Bleeding: Go to the topic Cuts or Puncture Wounds.

Does your child have hip pain or tenderness after an injury?

Is your child limping or unable or unwilling to put weight on one leg?

Is your child unable to normally bend, straighten, or move a leg?

Does your child have any signs of inflammation or infection?

Do you think your child's hip problem may have been caused by abuse?

Does your child have pale, white, blue, or cold skin after a brace, cast, or splint was put on?

Other Symptoms to Watch For

If your child has any of the following symptoms, evaluate those symptoms first.

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Last Updated: July 29, 2012
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