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A 28-year-old male asked:

I got interlocking femur rod removal surgery 6 days ago.i have 1 in stitch on hip side and 1 cm stitch near knee. can i roll over to sleep on stomach?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Call the surgeon: The best answers to the specific needs of a post operative patient will be made by those who best know you and your case. Each patient has specific differences from others in the way their surgery went and the precautions a surgeon would have are based on those differences. If you can't get through now, follow the guidelines you were given at discharge.

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Last updated Oct 12, 2013

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