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Femur Nail Removal
I suffered from a car accident in June 2014 resulting in my femure fracture which was treated by intramedullary Nailing with a titanium nail implant and 3 screws to hold that in place. The fracture took 9 months to heal and let me return to work again. Now after 2 n a half year later I'm feeling pain at the upper screw sometimes its too much and sometimes very light but it's there for a month now. I am thinking about the implant removal. Would that be a good idea? What are the complications I can face in the process ? I heard sometimes implants gets stuck in the bone and takes a major operation to remove that is that true?? Please suggest..
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Get yourself examined from an Orthopaedic surgeon He will get the xrays done If fracture has united well he will remove implant else will atleast remove screw which is irritating Implant removal can be done successfully and chances of implant getting stuck of are minimal
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Consult orthopaedic  surgeon  & remove
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Hello.. Well doctor does suggest you for implant removal...Well complications do occur but that may not be in your case..It's better you meet an orthopaedic surgeon get an x-ray and then go ahead with it...Thank you
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