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I had surgery to insert plate & 6 screws (1 to be removed) after broken tibia, torn lgmnts & cartldg. Should I worry about foreign objects in my body?
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Dr. Chris Oh
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
Screws and plates are commonly used for these types of surgery.

In brief: No
Screws and plates are commonly used for these types of surgery.
Dr. Chris Oh
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology
In brief: No
If they do not bother you, they do not need to be removed.
Call your surgeon.

In brief: No
If they do not bother you, they do not need to be removed.
Call your surgeon.
Dr. Boris Aronzon
Dr. Boris Aronzon
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