A 22-year-old female asked:
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i had foot surgery 8 months ago. i had an anchor put in to suture a tendon. i've been in so much pain. surgeon said nothing is wrong. why am i in pain?

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Dr. Seymour Beiser
62 years experience Podiatry
Have anchor removed: After 8 months the tendon should be healed enough the anchor may be acting as a foreign body.
Answered on Jul 28, 2016
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would ask the surgeon the exact question: doc, if nothing is wrong, why am I in pain?
Mar 29, 2014
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: Pain may last a long time following a foot or ankle surgery. Have it re-evaluated if you continue to have pain.
Answered on Jul 28, 2016
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Dr. Darrell Latva
41 years experience Podiatry
CRPS: Is the pain all over the foot/ constant/getting worse, or is it just at the site of the anchor? If the former, a diagnosis of CRPS should be entertained.
Answered on Jul 28, 2016
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