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Placed a rod for broken tibia. Got a bump and its hurting. How to get cured?

I broke my tibia in a motorcycle accident in 2011. They placed a rod in my leg with two screws at the top and two at the bottom. The tip of the tip slightly sticks out of my leg so there is a bump where there shouldn t be, it s been that way since the surgery. Now whenever I play sports, or even low impact sports like cycling, the leg will start to hurt. Is there anything I can do, how much does it cost to have it removed?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Hi thanks for your question.
You have developed swelling at point of one screw and it hurts you during activities.The best way is get it removed as more than a year has already passed and by now fracture might have completely united.The cost of surgery vary from place to place and from center to center,but surely less than half of the intial operation cost..
Hope this answers your question.

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