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What is the treatment for septic arthritis?

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Antibiotics, surgery

Treatment is to cure the infection.
This is that with antibiotics. Surgical drainage may also be needed. This can be by needle aspiration recurrent draining, arthroscopic drainage or opening an infected joint and removing the infection.

In brief: Antibiotics, surgery

Treatment is to cure the infection.
This is that with antibiotics. Surgical drainage may also be needed. This can be by needle aspiration recurrent draining, arthroscopic drainage or opening an infected joint and removing the infection.
Dr. John Goldman
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