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What are the chances of septic arthritis recurring?
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Depends...
If incompletely treated, it can recur. If adjacent bone is infected it will recur. And if their is a "foreign body" in your joint, it is more likely to recur. This includes artificial joints!

In brief: Depends...
If incompletely treated, it can recur. If adjacent bone is infected it will recur. And if their is a "foreign body" in your joint, it is more likely to recur. This includes artificial joints!
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