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I'm sorry to hear about this
Have you had an x ray after surgery?
I had an x-ray in theatre after the surgery yes
and good afternoon to you Dr
Okay, they should take an x ray again at each visit you have with your doctor to make sure the bones are well aligned
Do you have any swelling in the painful area?
in the thigh?
Did you receive my answer?
Was that all of it?
I'm sorry this is the first time I'm using so I'm a bit confused as to why there is no response.
It seems your connection was lost
If the painful area is not swollen then this is most likely due to using crutches
Hello, I'm not sure what happened, but I sent about 4 messages but wasn't receiving a response
Should I take pain killers for it because it's actually keeping me up
What pain killers are you on?
Can you see my replies?
Sorry I thought there were other connection problems as before
yes I can see your reply
I haven't been really taking pain killers since day 3 after surgery, but I did take paracetamol last night
it didn't seem to help much
I also have tramadol which I was given and have taken a couple of time after the surgery
Okay, it is safe to take tramadol for this pain
but it's not safe to put my foot down yet?
You're quite welcome
I would advise my patient to have an x ray before walking on it, o make sure there are signs of healing
Can a doctor tell by just looking at the foot?
would it give some signs of healing?
The only way to assess healing is with an x ray
A doctor cannot tell by looking at the foot
That scares me
any stretching exercise I could for the inner thigh? or will it fix itself once I start walking agian?
It will fix itself when you start to walk normally again
One last question sorry
I am taking daily injections (Fragmin), do I need them even if I'm in an aircast?
Yes, if you mobility is decreased you still need them
ok thank you
I think that was it. Thanks again for your help.
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