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A 48-year-old male asked:

Must i remove the plates implanted in my thigh 4 years ago when i had fracture in my femur?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 16 years experience
No: No, unless they hurt or you feel pain around the area. Usually plates, screws and hardware are not removed unless you elect for them to be removed. Good luck, hope this helped.
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