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Are there risks if titanium rod not replaced??

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  • Posted By: boxermom76
  • June 5, 2013
  • 00:19 AM

My wife had a titanium rod put in her right thigh roughly 14-15 yrs ago. She told me it should have been changed out years ago. For the last 6 months or so,she limps when getting out of bed or when it was really cold during the winter. She has anxiety when it comes to going to doctors and refuses to get it checked. She also is fearful of surgery and because of work, says she doesnt have time to be out.

Are there any dangers of not having this looked at? I am building my case lol

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