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Pain due to broken fibula bone post surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.
User :   how are you?
User :   I have a question... I was wondering if you had a answer to my question
Doctor :   I am Good
Doctor :   Please go ahead
User :   alright well I am an 18 year old who broke my fibula about 2 years ago... I received surgery and got a 4 inch plate and 5 screws.... I am now having pains from this is this normal or do you think I should have it removed
User :   what kind of pains are normal do you think?
Doctor :   Do you mean the plate and screws?
Doctor :   Do you have pain just by rest or after exercise or walk/jog?
User :   yes I do... they really are starting to hirt
User :   *hurt
User :   its all of the time no matter the activity... no swelling
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If you are hurt then you can have pain
Doctor :   I am not really sure if the pain is because of the surgery
Doctor :   and the plates
Doctor :   I need more time
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