Draining or injecting medication into a large joint/bursa without ultrasound

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What is Draining or Injecting Medication into a Large Joint/Bursa without Ultrasound?

Draining or injecting medication into a large joint/bursa without ultrasound is a procedure that involves a doctor, or another health care professional, injecting fluids or medicine into a large joint or bursa, typically at the shoulder, hip, knee, or elbow, without the use of an ultrasound machine.

Why would I get Draining or Injecting Medication into a Large Joint/Bursa without Ultrasound?

This procedure may be performed to reduce swelling and pain, or to inject medications that are not suitable for use with ultrasound.

What happens during Draining or Injecting Medication into a Large Joint/Bursa without Ultrasound?

During the procedure, the medical professional will inject the medication into the joint or bursa using a needle. An anti-inflammatory medication, such as corticosteroid, might be used.

What to expect after Draining or Injecting Medication into a Large Joint/Bursa without Ultrasound?

Patients may experience some discomfort in the joint or bursa after the procedure and should contact a doctor if their symptoms worsen or do not improve.

Conclusion

Draining or injecting medication into a large joint/bursa without ultrasound is a procedure done to reduce inflammation and pain. It typically involves a medical professional injecting medicine into the joint or bursa using a needle. Patients may experience some discomfort after the procedure and should contact a doctor if their symptoms worsen or do not improve.

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