A 49-year-old member asked:
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can a hole in the bone heal?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Yes they can: If a screw is removed after a fracture has healed, the remaining hole fills in with bone.
Answered on Nov 6, 2017

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