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What are some ways to reduce the swelling from bursitis?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Bursitis

Try ice, compressive sleeve, and nsaids.
If no better, you may benefit from aspiration followed by more of above. If bursitis from infection, antibiotics until resolved (3-4 weeks) may be required. Good luck!

In brief: Bursitis

Try ice, compressive sleeve, and nsaids.
If no better, you may benefit from aspiration followed by more of above. If bursitis from infection, antibiotics until resolved (3-4 weeks) may be required. Good luck!
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
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