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Synovial Fluid Injections
Is a synthetic synovial fluid injection in the hip joints that have osteoarthritis in them any good to have to relieve the pain?
Pimple-like eruption on my second toe - synovial fluid? Previously treated with steroid injection - it's back - treatment?
Sounds like: a mucous cyst. These are small cysts over a joint which is filled with synovial or joint fluid. Steroid injections may help. In recurring or painful ones, sometimes surgery which includes addressing the affected joint is necessary. See Podiatrist for examination and discussion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not good: Iv the specimen was obtained sterile, you have a joint infection. Klebsiella can be drug resistant, but often is not. It is treatable, but you may be on antibiotics for 6-8 weeks. ...Read more
How painful is aspiration of synovial fluid for possible gout in hands? Is anything used for anesthesia? The possibility of this scares me.
Routine procedure: Depending on your degree of fear or anxiety, different levels of sedation may be required. A numbing anesthetic cream (EMLA) might be placed on the skin over the joint, usually 60 minutes before the procedure. In some cases, a patient receives oral or IV sedation during the aspiration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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