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A 50-year-old female asked:

Recurring osteoarthosis of ac joint after arthroscopic surgery. i had an injection this morning. i'm sore & in pain all around a shoulder.suggetions?

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Dr. Rowlin Lichter
Orthopedic Surgery 72 years experience
AC jt arthritis: Unless you are a competitive athlete of a heavy laborer the AC joint can be removed with relative impunity. The cortisone shot usual takes a couple days to work. Rarely. you can be allergic to the material in the shot but that will pass too. Let you doc known.

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