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Glass piece in leg.

A broken glass piece has gone into my uncle's foot longtime back. He didn't feel any pain that time. But, it has went up the leg severly and paining like hell. MRI scan found that in the anterior portion of leg. How that can be removed now? he is suffering with lot of pain in leg. Please suggest.
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Saurabh Bhalla Delhi | Occupational Therapist
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Surgical removal by a plastic surgeon or an orthopaedic shall do that.
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consult an orthopaedic / plastic surgeon.
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Dr. Shekhar Chandrakant Jambure Navi Mumbai | Cardiovascular And Pulmonary Physiotherapist
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Please immediately seek opinion from the renowned surgeon in you locality and get it removed.
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Dr. Hitin Mathur Noida | Orthopedist
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Agree with Dr madhusudan, surgery is the only answer here...
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Dr. Madhusudhan.H.R Mysore | Orthopedic Surgeon
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If the fragment is there it needs operation to remove it
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