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is bursitis curable

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ice: Ice and stretching are very simple things that can be done at home for bursitis. If given permission by your md over the counter anti-inflammatories ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stretch ice: Ice and stretching and strengthening of the muscle groups are the best ways to help. You can take nsaids, reduce the activity that hurts and get cort ... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The symptoms of Bursitis include:: Joint pain, Joint swelling, Red skin, Swelling, Fever, Can't straighten elbow.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Inflammmation: Bursitis is a condition of inflammation often associated with pain, swelling and some warmth. It is often related to overactivity typically affecti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bursitis: Symptoms are swelling and pain well-localized to the specific bursa involved, such as olecranon, pes, prepatellar, subacromial, etc.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
43 years experience Family Medicine
NO: A tetanus immunizaiton should at most cause some local pain and swelling. Bursitis is not a known complicaiton of this common immunizatiion. If you ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Clinical exam: Can often suggest this diagnosis without the need for other tests. Mri and ultrasound can both be used for further investigation.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No BUT: Bursitis is a localized inflammatory process that causes pain. It is usually self-limiting and even if you ignore it, it may resolve in time.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Inflammation: A bursa is a fluid filled sac rthat sits between muscle or between muscle and bone and assists with normal motion - like the ball bearings of the body ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vance Harris
37 years experience Family Medicine
Bursitis: The bursa is a type of cushion the body has that is filled with fluid. The clinically significant ones I have seen include shoulder, elbow, below knee ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Procedure: Pain indicates that the injections are properly placed. The associated lidocaine/novocaine should immediately eliminate it.
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