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Can I get my bursitis drained or does that not help

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

We try not to drain it as often the fluid will return worse than before.
If it is full of blood often our hand is twisted to remove it to prevent ossification

In brief: Depends

We try not to drain it as often the fluid will return worse than before.
If it is full of blood often our hand is twisted to remove it to prevent ossification
Dr. Marsha Davis
Dr. Marsha Davis
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Dr. Ronald Krinick
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

Usually not needed there is a chance of infection and recurrence.

In brief: Yes

Usually not needed there is a chance of infection and recurrence.
Dr. Ronald Krinick
Dr. Ronald Krinick
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