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Both bones below my knee had been broken due to accident three years before. Now I have rod and bolts in my leg can rod be taken out as it pains sometimes during workout? Is it possible as both bones were broken can it be recovered and rod be taken out?

1 Doctor Answered
Hi lybrate-user, if you have discomfort then you can plan to take out nail but even if it's inside tibia it won't have any problem, rod need to be taken out if pain, screw irritating skin or any complication had occur and I tell you removing nail and screw are much difficult then your primary surgery, if you want to remove rod and screw thn it's the right time to take it off as by this time fracture completely unite won't be any problematic if you try after more year then there will be possibility of nail zamming then difficult to remove.
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