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Why would be steroids injected during an ankle surgery for a bone spurs removal? thank you.

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Dr. Kenneth Merriman
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
??: Some people advocate this to prevent post op pain and inflammation also some times use local anesthetic there is some ? As to how effective it might be.

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