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Fractured dislocation, fitted metal plate. Advised to remove it to prevent bone fusion. Still painful

I had an operation to fit a metal plate 11th june 2012. i had fallen & ended up with a fractured dislocation. i have been put in a splint & advised to take it off & do exercises but i can not do them & im now worried as the doctor said i have to or the bone will knit to the plate. it is still swollen & bruised & very painfull & uncomfortable.
Asked On : Mon, 2 Jul 2012
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Need more information to answer your query as we do not know what bone you have fractured or where the plate is situated.
Answered: Wed, 2 Apr 2014
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