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Reason for slow recovery post surgery on leg - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Average Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I had met with an accident on 18th march 09
User :   and fractured my right leg
User :   it was in lower 3/4 of the leg (tibya)
Doctor :   ok
User :   I got admitted to hospital and had surgery done in my leg
Doctor :   ok
User :   they inserted a steel rod inside the bone and fixed it with screws
Doctor :   ok
User :   doctor told me that i'll be alright and able to walk freely within 8-10 weeks aftr operation
User :   but its been almost 4 months now and my crack has still not fully healed
User :   Now doctor says he has to do the surgery again and remove the screw
Doctor :   ok
User :   I just wanna know why is recovery so slow
Doctor :   I need the procedure done on you by the ortho
User :   when it was promised to heal fully within 8-10 weeks
Doctor :   If you have the discharge summary and the follow up's case sheet or prescription
Doctor :   please scan and send to me
Doctor :   to my email ID
User :   what is ur mail ID
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
User :   Fine doctor, thank you very much.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form
Doctor :   Thanks and I shall wait for your scanned copy
User :   done
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