Doctors think 8-year-old’s achy leg is just growing pains – until they find this

When children cry for no seemingly no reason, it can be extremely frustrating and heart-wrenching for parents.

In young children, it can be hard to know what’s wrong, but the older a child gets, the easier it is to find out what’s really going on.


But there are, of course, exceptions.


Eight-year-old Abri Bentley was a happy girl who never had any major problems in her life.

But then she started waking up in the middle of the night crying and screaming. Abri’s mom, Nikkole Bentley heard her daughter’s cry and, of course, was worried. She asked Abri what was wrong, and her daughter said that her left leg hurt.


Then one night when Abri was experiencing excruciating pain, her parents brought her to the emergency room.


The doctors tried to calm Abri and her family down and sent them home saying that it was only growing pains.

But nothing could have been further from the truth.

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Unfortunately, 8-year-old Abri’s pain came back. And it kept getting worse.


The desperate family eventually turned to a doctor at their local children’s hospital in Phoenix, Arizona. Continue…

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