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Surgery done for fractured hand, metal fitted, redness at surgical site. Treatment?

i am XXXXXX.. my father went through surgey of broken hand and steal has bben fitted into it in month of august 25. now it has always going red point near the surgery place and it is paining a lot.he iis continuous consulting with doctor who had done the surgery but it is not affected... what we should do in these circumstances???
Asked On : Tue, 11 Sep 2012
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Appearance of redness and a constant pain around the site of surgery is suggestive of infection in the area. You can get his check X-ray done to see the extent of healing that has taken place. Taking a second opinion form another orthopedician will be helpful.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal
Answered: Wed, 12 Sep 2012
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