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Posted by: bert | 2007/08/16

Fracture

Accident in 1998 open fracture broken lower leg bones. Doc placed nail and screws to join. I would like to know should these screws be removed or not? Leg pains during cold and raining days. Please advice?

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Dear Bert
No, the screws can stay where they are. Unfortunately it does seem as if cold weather affect these sites, but I can only suggest that you keep warm.
You can also contact the surgeon who did the operation for som advice.

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