A female asked:
prepatellar bursitis that hasn't responded to 3 aspirations + injections. x-ray, mri and fluid testing give no negative results. can it pop? okay?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 33 years experience
It's not gunna pop..: Hopefully, the injection that has been put into your knee was a steroid. Just sucking out the fluid is a band-aid -- the needle tip has to be unmoving and the steroid shot exactly into the same bursa space. If that has been done -- all with no trouble detected on testing -- then wrap it, take Motrin, and stay off your knees (kneeling-style).
345 viewsAnswered Apr 8, 2018
Last updated Apr 8, 2018
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