Health Tip: Are Your Toddler's Toes Turning?10/02/13
(HealthDay News) -- As a toddler learns to walk, it's relatively
common to see the toes pointing inward (in-toeing) or outward
(out-toeing). These conditions usually don't need treatment, but
it's wise to talk to your doctor if you're concerned.
The Nemours Foundation says these signs indicate you should
consult a physician:
- Your child's symptoms don't improve by the third birthday.
- Your child complains of pain, or limps.
- One of your child's feet turns more than the other.
- Your child seems to have delayed speech or walking.
- Your child's gait has an abnormality that seems to be getting
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