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Rod fixed in leg, swelling, black discolouration post surgery. Treatment options?

hi i am XXXXX. i have a rod in ma leg and i lifted some weight now the leg is swollen and there is no docter nearby to prescribe me the medicines, my leg has turned a bit black but my leg is not that bad. my treatment file is in othe city and no one to tell me my prescribed medicines. it has been a year and half for my surgery . plz help me out docter
Asked On : Fri, 5 Oct 2012
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The appearance of swelling at the site of surgery is likely to be due to afresh injury and collection of blood at the site. It needs to be examined and X-rayed for proper diagnosis.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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