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I had ankle surgy about two years ago leaveing with seven screws a plate I brused it bad now there is a knot been there for 3 months what should I do?
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Screw head
The knot is probaly a screw head it can be removed if loose amd backing out or interfering with shoe wer otherwise leave it.
Follow up with surgeon.

In brief: Screw head
The knot is probaly a screw head it can be removed if loose amd backing out or interfering with shoe wer otherwise leave it.
Follow up with surgeon.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Chris Hawley
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Ankle hardware
You will need an x-ray to determine if the hardware is ok.

In brief: Ankle hardware
You will need an x-ray to determine if the hardware is ok.
Dr. Chris Hawley
Dr. Chris Hawley
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Dr. Daniel Farber
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: Bursa
May also be a bursa (like a cyst) over the plate or screw.
See your surgeon.

In brief: Bursa
May also be a bursa (like a cyst) over the plate or screw.
See your surgeon.
Dr. Daniel Farber
Dr. Daniel Farber
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