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

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What is Draining or Injecting Medication into a Major Joint/Bursa Without Ultrasound?

Draining or injecting medication into a major joint/bursa without ultrasound is a medical procedure in which a doctor directly injects a medicine or fluid into a joint or bursa (a sac filled with fluid near a joint) without using an ultrasound to help guide the needle.

Why Would I Get Draining or Injecting Medication into a Major Joint/Bursa Without Ultrasound?

This procedure is used to deliver medications or fluids to areas of the body that may be hard to reach through more conventional routes. It can also be used to help alleviate pain, inflammation and swelling in the affected area.

What Happens During Draining or Injecting Medication into a Major Joint/Bursa Without Ultrasound?

During the procedure, the doctor will sterilize the treatment area, and then inject the medication/fluid directly into the joint/bursa.

What to Expect After Draining or Injecting Medication into a Major Joint/Bursa Without Ultrasound?

Most patients will feel immediate relief after the procedure is complete. However, depending on the medication/fluid used, your doctor may give you instructions on post-procedural care and follow-up.

Conclusion

Draining or injecting medication into a major joint/bursa without ultrasound is a common medical procedure that helps deliver medications and liquids to hard-to-reach areas of the body. After the procedure, patients typically experience some degree of relief and may need to follow their doctor's instructions for any post-procedural care.

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