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Concerned about daughter's back

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CLH1702 Mon 11-Dec-17 21:12:24

Advice needed please.

So, my daughter is 5, 6 in March. Vertebraes in her spine are missing, and the bottom isn't straight.
She is randomly complaining her back hurts when she's sat down and when she bends over.
Now, She went to the hospital for an x ray when she was about 4 (or almost 4) and they sent me an email to tell me everything is 'normal'. Would you take her back for a second opinion? Thanks.

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Mon 11-Dec-17 22:57:12

I would take her to GP and ask for a referral,
not normal for a young child to complain of back pain.

NK346f2849X127d8bca260 Mon 11-Dec-17 23:01:09

My sister had a lot of backache as a child and an X-ray showed spinal bifida occultation, fairly common and she had no further appointments.

CLH1702 Tue 12-Dec-17 07:28:05

Thank you. Spinabifida and scoliosis are in the family on both sides. My uncle has it and my partners sister has it too x

MrsJayy Tue 12-Dec-17 07:32:04

I would ask for a 2nd opinion kids don't complain of sore backs generally do they ?

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