Metal work removal symptons

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Just been for my 12week check up at the hospital and they mentioned that as I'm still in so much pain possibly it's the metal work in my ankle and have to return again in 3 months for a check up.

Possibly they will have to remove it.

Progressing wellnotherwise walking unaided and driving.

Any 're assurance that this is normal really appreciated

Many thanks

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    They removed my soft cast today & put me in a boot but can't put weight on it for eight more weeks. Have to say I notice less pain once they took that horrible soft cast off. I think it was driving into my incisions. The technologist today showed me my X-rays. I was shocked at all the hardware in my foot. I had no idea I had thus long nail that goes from one end of my foot right into the back of my heel. I also hVe three screws at the front of my foot by my toes  & one external screw which he's going to remove maybe next Friday. Screws everything in there. No wonder I'm in so much pain. I like the boot though much better than what I had. Don't know what's it's going to be like for sleeping. 


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