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A 50-year-old female asked:

I have calcific tendinitis. i've done pt and 3 cortisone shots. still in pain. dr said its to small to find and i will have to live with it. help me ?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Not true.: If you truly have calcific tendinitis the area can be successfully injected under ultrasound guidance. Find an orthopedist or rheumatologist who uses ultrasound.

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Last updated Aug 13, 2013

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