Metal rod removal

I have metal rod in my lower leg from last 5 years.
Every thing was fine by now but from last few days there is constant pain in screw fixed with rod.near  knee
I'm thinking to get that rod removed.
but now I'm tensed that will my leg gets weak. and how much time it take recover after operation.
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Venkat Raghav Bangalore | General Physician
hey, leg don't become weak after removal of rod as bone has already grown strong in 5 year , it take atmost a week to recover get it removed
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