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I'm 68 had accidental fall in july. Titanium screws used in hip and femur. What problems can I expect?

I'm 68 had accidental fall in july. Titanium screws used in hip and femur. What problems can I expect?

Titanium: If you do not have an allergy to titanium then you really should not have a problem with the hardware as long as it was placed properly and your fracture has healed in good alignment. ...Read more

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It's been 9months after my broken femur surgery. I can't walk without a walking aid. I think there's a problem, pls advice. ?

It's been 9months after my broken femur surgery. I can't walk without a walking aid. I think there's a problem, pls advice. ?

Femur fx: Femur fractures take a long time to rehab from , this will require over site by an orthopedic doctor , so you need to stay with one to be moinitered ! ...Read more

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Why do I feel like everything is dead below the belt. Could there be a problem with my lumbar or lowerspine. Femur tingles under muscle?

Why do I feel like everything is dead below the belt. Could there be a problem with my lumbar or lowerspine. Femur tingles under muscle?

Yes. Could be.: If you have altered sensation in things below the belt you should see your doc for evaluation sooner rather than later. This can be a symptom of problems with the spinal cord. ...Read more

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Broke L femur in 1986, rod inserted +lower back and thoracic spine old problems.Can this be causing left side specific shin splint & general nuisance?

Broke L femur in 1986, rod inserted +lower back and thoracic spine old problems.Can this be causing left side specific shin splint & general nuisance?

Shin splint: shin splint is typical caused hypersensitive of the bone membrane on Tibia ; the pain is specifically in the leg below the knee. This is not a radicular pain from lower back ...Read more

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Why would you get a hole in your femur?

Why would you get a hole in your femur?

Djd, congenital: Could be from degenerative joint dz, congenital or from trauma. ...Read more

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How can I make pain around my left femur go away?

Start with eval: Hello. It is important to determine the cause of your leg pain to develop a tactic to resolve the pain. So, if this is a chronic problem - a medical evaluation is important. Acupuncture can be used for pain from a variety of conditions even when the etiology is not clearly established. You could discuss this option with your physician. ...Read more