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    Old 03-29-2006, 07:34 PM   #1
    jules3
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    Unhappy tough question...screw removal

    Does anyone know the percantage of people that have the (permanent) screws removed after scarf bunionectomies.?? I can not imagine having them in there forever..i definitly feel them.

     
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    Old 03-30-2006, 08:40 AM   #2
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    Re: tough question...screw removal

    I dont know the number but if you read through some of the old post here you will see alot! I had my big toe fused last year and am in the process of getting my surgery set up for screw removal............they stick out and bother me all the time, I cant deal with it anymore! I was hoping they wouldnt bother me but thats not the case! good luck to you!
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