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Could I Still Dance After Having A Screw Put In My Foot
What to do if I had 7 screws put in my feet in june 2012 I am still having pain and now I have a rash on my foot that will n?
See a doctor: many things could be happening including loosening of the screws creating irritation ...Read more
Pain after foot surgery3/15/12(toe infusion and bone&screws inserted in heel to help arch) it still hurts when i walk, when will pain subside?
I had surgery on my foot to get 3 plates and 20 screws from my foot. It's been weeks but my foot still hurts what can I do to make it better ?
Heavy metal: That's a lot of hardware for a foot, so it sounds like you either sustained a serious injury with multiple fractures, or you had major reconstruction. Removal of hardware is usually an attempt to treat residual pain, but it is not always successful. Arthritis, scar tissue, and neuritis can still persist. May need more physical therapy or more aggressive pain management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would the removal of screws & plate from foot that has had 3 surgeries be ok. I have pain 18 months later still.Also swelling. Thank you.
Hardware failure: Really not enough information to answer your question. In general, once bone healing is complete - hardware is redundant. Removal of hardware should be based on symptoms...Continued pain, swelling, failure of hardware, allergy to hardware, etc... You should see a board certified foot and ankle surgeon in your area.. www.acfas.org. ...Read more
Had lisfranc fusion in june, have 6 screws + 1 plate in r foot. Fell sat and twisted r foot. Had xray hardware=ok. Hard to put pressure on it+painful?
I had 6 screws and a plate put in r foot to fuse the lisfranc joint. Will it be possible for me to return to atheletics such as soccer?
Can ACL reconstruction screw up a nerve that causes foot pain? Oct 2013 I had it done and I still get really painful sensations in the foot sometimes
ACL Surgery: It is unlikely that your intermittent foot pain has been caused by ACL reconstruction in 2013. If a nerve was damaged at the time of surgery, the symptoms would be continuous, not intermittent. Some patients can develop a condition called chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS) after lower extremity surgery. It is more common in females with lower extremity trauma. Recommend evaluation for this ...Read more
Tore all ligaments in my foot and dislocated the bones, had surgery and screw put all back in place, how long should I expect to heal?
I stepped on a deck screw about a week ago. I have had the tetanus shot update and yesterday I was put on Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg 2x/day and now I noticed that I now have a very itchy red streak from the wound point in my foot to the side if my arch, i
Lymphangitis: Lymphangitis is a condition in which the lymphatic system has become infected (usually a streptococcal infection) , resulting in red streaks which form from the primary lesion. Treatment consists of antibiotics, anti-inflammatory medication and pain management. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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