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I had a titanium plate put in my forearm 5 yrs ago that has broken in half, what should I do?

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Dr. Tim Schrader
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: See an orthopod

Was there a recent injury and a new x-rays? If the plate has been broken for five years and gives you no trouble then you might just leave it.

In brief: See an orthopod

Was there a recent injury and a new x-rays? If the plate has been broken for five years and gives you no trouble then you might just leave it.
Dr. Tim Schrader
Dr. Tim Schrader
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: See your surgeon

A broken plate may be an indication that the fracture is not healed.

In brief: See your surgeon

A broken plate may be an indication that the fracture is not healed.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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