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I broke my elbow in 3 places in 2010, had metal put in. Was

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I broke my elbow in 3 places in 2010, had metal put in. Was allergic to metal, lived on antibiotics, had metal removed a year later. 5 years on, still getting infections. Latest x ray shows multiple bodies, what does this mean? Been referred back to fracture clinic, today, very infected, pus, so painful
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Hi. By fragments do you mean bone fragments or still some metal left in your arm?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I was allergic to the metal in my arm and had it removed a year later. Five years on, am still having infections

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 1 year ago.
Sorry for the delay
I read all that but I need to know if the fragments still there are bone Carol?