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I had hard fall my titanium screws came loose later on Dr said it was from smoking yet this fall ruptured my breast,filled my hip with fluid?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Hardware loosening

is more common in smokers.
Also where were the screws. If the area of the screws was not involved in the fall Ur ortho may B correct. Also if involved & were put under a lot of stress, they would most likely break, not loosen

In brief: Hardware loosening

is more common in smokers.
Also where were the screws. If the area of the screws was not involved in the fall Ur ortho may B correct. Also if involved & were put under a lot of stress, they would most likely break, not loosen
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