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Pain relief for child

Hi all,

My friends daughter broker her wrist & shattered her elbow & is in a HUGE amount of pain. The hopsital told my friend to give her daughter Motrin but this doesn't seem to be helping her. She is about 7 yrs old & approx 60 lbs. Medicine & home remedies are both helpful! Thank you!

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Asked by Fran72 at 10:19 AM on Apr. 6, 2009 in Health

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  • I can't believe they didn't give her codien, your friend should call the hospital back, there are meds out there that can help her daughter be more comfortale

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:22 AM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • I'd call back and get some pain meds too. Children suffer pain just like an adult would with a broken bone.

    Answer by Izsarejman at 10:25 AM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • I agree your friend should call doc and get some pain meds my nephew broke his arm and they gave him something and he was only 2 1/2 almost 3 how stupid that they didn;t give that poor child something

    Answer by aidensmom570 at 12:23 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • She needs to call the doctor and get pain killers for her. Why should she keep suffering?

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 3:49 PM on Apr. 6, 2009

  • I agree with all the others...heck my niece broke her leg at just 2 years old and they gave her Tylenol with Codien >.

    Answer by Lovechild82 at 9:44 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

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