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My left leg I have had over 10 surgeries on. I broke my

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my left leg I have had over 10 surgeries on. I broke my ankle in 1999 and since then I have had multiple surgeries. I live with cronic pain and live on pain pills. I want my leg amputated and see a surgeon in a couple of weeks. What can I tell the doctor to help him agree with my descion to amputate my leg while I still have health insurance
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  dr abid replied 12 months ago.

Hi there ...

Thank you for the question ...

Decision of amputation is totally dependent on viability of your limb or if there is no chances of recovery .

So pain is not considered only while deciding for amputation .

So ask him to check for vitality of limb .

Good luck .

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