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1.5 screws in left tibia, bone burning sensation in same location 1/2 screw been there since 11/11 complete screw since 01/12 how do I find cause?

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Dr. Tim Lenters
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Examination

You should seek an opinion from your orthopedic surgeon.
Sometimes removal of hardware will help alleviate your symptoms.

In brief: Examination

You should seek an opinion from your orthopedic surgeon.
Sometimes removal of hardware will help alleviate your symptoms.
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Retained hardware

Retained hardware may cause a sensory neuritis, or burning pain, as you are describing.
May also be referred from spine, such as sciatica. Check with orthopedic surgeon to see if hardware removal or desensitization may help.

In brief: Retained hardware

Retained hardware may cause a sensory neuritis, or burning pain, as you are describing.
May also be referred from spine, such as sciatica. Check with orthopedic surgeon to see if hardware removal or desensitization may help.
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