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Loss of feeling (Numb) after fracture, Is this normal and will it recover ?

I suffered an open fracture on tibia 3 months ago. I had surgery to insert a plate. Since the accident until this day I have no feeling in the shin area around the plate, feeling in the foot is normal however. Is this normal and will it recover?
Asked On : Mon, 1 Mar 2010
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Hi.. Occasionally the area of the scar can have less sensation due to the injuries sustained to the  nerves.. So if there is a scar at that region, then it could explain the loss of sensation... Localised loss of sensation over one particular region with no other symptoms  are not of major concern...

Answered: Mon, 1 Mar 2010
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