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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A Verified Doctoranswered
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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