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Sand Rock, AL
A 18-year-old female asked:

I recently broke my femur &i have had no pain but now i have pain under my scar when i bend it or tense the muscle. surgical screw loose?or adhesions?

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Probable adhesions: The only screws are just above the knee and just below the hip. Consult your orthopedist and get an X-ray
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