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Will the pin in my elbow stunt growth?

I have a screw type pin in my elbow from an accident 4 -5 years ago and i am a bodybuilder who exercises with heavy weights. ive not had no pain or aches in my elbow from it but my only concern and worry is that will the pin in my elbow stunt my bone growth? Or muscle growth? I had the pin placed in my elbow when i was 17 i am now 21. Please help
Asked On : Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
It should be very clear to you that afore said implant in your elbow is no more required and it may create minor problems in future. Hence ideally you should go for a fresh X-Ray of the elbow concerned & consult a Orthopaedic Surgeon for its removal.
As per medical norms you should not wait for the problems to occur. Being a body builder it is more important for you.
Wishing you a great health.
Dr R K Singh
Answered: Wed, 18 Apr 2012
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