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Do i have to have the screws removed in my ankle

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doctor1 MD

it was almost normal. So now where my bone was broken on my ankle, the plate and screws Are backing out and my ...

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Hello, I was woundering the price or approxement of a surgery for removal of a 9inch rod and titainium screws In my ankle . ...

doctor1 MD

had an ankle injury on medial malleolus bone and was operated in XXXXXXX 2013 its been 2 years and i want to get the screw removed so if i get it removed , what is the healing period? can i be full ...

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I broke my ankle and had repair surgery (a plate and 8 screws - incision both inside and outside of right ankle) 9 days ago. I was having a nerve compression pain with the splint(s). My splint was removed ...

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.....I developed osteomyolytis and had to have all of the metal removed. I had a second surgery to repair the ankle ...Thank you, I had two ankle repair surgeries in the last 10 months. The first surgery involved ...

Public Forum Discussions

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Hello. I had a leg surgery two months ago. I have a rod placed in my lowed left leg. The screws seem to aggravate my ankle and it hurts really bad. I want it removed. When is the soonest that I can ...

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Had A bad fall 4 wks ago. Dislocated my right foot and broke 3 bones in my ankle. Had surgery to insert Plates and screws. My incision is healing well. All 33 staples removed. I can wiggle toes ...

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and it is much improved Screws were used to repair ankle but they worked their way through foot and I had surgery to remove them ankle bone started working way through foot and was taken off Monday ortho dr recommends btk ...

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screws two at top and two in ankle. one removed from right sid of knee early on causing issues so DR removed only one the right one. now I am having issue with knee right in the area where last screw ...

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I just had a pin removed yesterday from my ankle. I broke it on May 5th and had surgery May 9th ... after they removed this screw I am having so much burning and shooting burning pain. Feels like someone ...

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and ankle. Now recovering after almost a year. noticed that left foot gets swollen at the end of the day- is this normal. pins a/screws are still there. per doctor no need to remove unless I feel pain. i elevate left ...

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big toe. 4 weeks ago had surgery to remove screw in right heel and to release nerve in upper right ...I am a diabetic,on pills, no insulin A1c 7.1. My right ankle is very swollen. Right foot is pins ...

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, but that temporarily got put on hold when I broke my ankle pretty bad in July 2012. I dismounted from a tree about 12 - 15 feet up and landed all my body weight on my right ankle which dislocated it. The talus bone ...

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I broke my ankle in Sep 2013. I had 2 screws and a device similar to a sling put in it. I began ... On the present examination metallic screws noted at the medial malleolus and the Union is incomplete ...

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I broke my ankle in Sep 2013. I had 2 screws and a device similar to a sling put in it. I began ... On the present examination metallic screws noted at the medial malleolus and the Union is incomplete ...

Mobile Questions and Answers

doctor1 MD

they are part of bone and cartilage. they create problem in movement. can be removed by arthosscopy

doctor1 MD

Hello, If you feel that your ankle has suffered a fracture,then best way to remove the doubt is to get an X ray done.Many a times it becomes difficult to distinguish between an ankle sprain and a fracture. Thanks

doctor1 MD

MY DEAR PATIENT ANY SURGERY, SPECIALLY BONE SURGERY TAKES AVERY LONG TIME TO HEAL.SO YOU MUST HAVE SOME PATIENCE.TILL YOUR FRACTURE HEALS THE SCREWS WILL BE PLACED AND BECAUSE OF THIS YOUR ANKLE WILL BE SWOLLEN.AND U WILL FIND IT STIFF DUE TO IMMOBILITY.WAIT TILL EVERYTHING HEALS AND THE SCREWS REMOVED .THEN YOUR SWELLING WILL SUBSIDE AND FOR THE STIFFNESS YOU CAN GO FOR PHYSIOTHERAPY EXERCISES.