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Knee Screw Removal

AnonymousUserAAnonymousUser Posts: 49,578
Hi-

Has anyone ever had screw removal on their knees? I just had my 2 screws out on Thursday. The procedure was short and my doc said I should be up and walking in a few days, but I am in so much pain it's crazy. I also can't walk well- I can only put about 1/3 of my weight on my leg. Has anyone else had anything like this? Am I just over-reacting? I'm calling my doc tomorrow, but I guess I'm just depressed at the lack of mobility and the amount of pain meds I have to keep taking.

If anyone has any advice- I'd appreciate it.
Thanks,
~ Christa
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  • :) hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. i do not have knee problems but i do share pain with you. try and relax and if it hurts, stay off the knee till you talk to your doctor! :-C i am sure he does not want you to hurt yourself. remember, there will be some pain as you did have a surgical procedure. good luck and and i hope you are up and about soon! Jenny :)
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