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Leg Pain, Burning Hands, and Headaches

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 26, 2006
  • 06:12 PM

I have a co-worker who has an 8-year-old son who started complaining of his legs hurting. That soon turned into him screaming with pain not only at night but also during the day. (Rubbing seems to relieve eventually). He is now having complaints of burning in his hands and also headaches. Any guesses as to what could be going on here? His CT scan of his spine and blood work are all coming back normal.

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  • Just FYI for everyone. They found out that this child has mercury poisoning. Apparently something in the vent-a-hood in the kitchen broken and spewed mercury out. Mercury tends to stay near the ground when vaporized, therefore he was the only one in the family affected by it. Fortunately, he is out of the hospital now and doing well. EPA came in and cleaned/checked out their home.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 17, 2006
    • 07:14 PM
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  • These symptoms are most likely related to the mercury poisoning. I would call his doctor immediately.
    lynnwalden 20 Replies
    • November 17, 2006
    • 11:54 PM
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  • I have a co-worker who has an 8-year-old son who started complaining of his legs hurting. That soon turned into him screaming with pain not only at night but also during the day. (Rubbing seems to relieve eventually). He is now having complaints of burning in his hands and also headaches. Any guesses as to what could be going on here? His CT scan of his spine and blood work are all coming back normal.Not to scare you. I was looking up symptoms for a coworker that has some of these symptoms and just ran across your inquiry. What is concerning to me is that I have an 11 yr old grandson with these same symptoms as above child and the headaches turned into migraines. He also had high blood pressure. It ended up being a serious heart condition -- it was found with an echo test of the heart.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 18, 2006
    • 04:29 PM
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