Bleeding from pin site following surgery for broken tibia
Patient : I have a broken tibia which at the moment has a circular frame fitted with 16 pin sites, I've had this on for 7 months, my problem is firstly whenever i change the dressings on the pin sites that go through my ankle, it starts bleeding quite fast , and the only way i can control it is by dressing it quickly and applying lots of pressure, its very painful and my foot below this point has turned a pinkish tone ,sometimes blueish, is this cause for concern , or is this a common thing , I can never get any information from the hospital , as I'm always rushed in and out.
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