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Old 12-14-18, 01:20 PM
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Great news!! Good for you. A nice way to close out 2018.
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Originally Posted by Biker395 View Post
I was kind of on the fence about it, but when I was advised to take an antibiotic before a teeth cleaning, I was reminded why I want to get it out. You never know when you might get a serious infection (I've known a few people who have) and in those cases, it's better to have the hardware out so infections don't settle in there.
Wow, I'm carrying a small hardware store in my left femur from two years ago. I too was told it was up to me to remove or not to remove. Surgeon would do it if was causing any issues. It's not and never has, but no one ever mentioned increased risk of infection. I'll definitely follow-up on that.
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