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Are radioactive injections useful for joint problems?

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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Can show up active inflammatoy changes in joins and also stress fractures.
Also can help diagnose cancers of bone and joints.

In brief: Yes

Can show up active inflammatoy changes in joins and also stress fractures.
Also can help diagnose cancers of bone and joints.
Dr. Ron Jones
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Dr. R. Scott Anderson
Radiation Oncology

In brief: There are risks

Injection of radioactive liquids (p32 or similar isotopes) can improve joint pain by killing inflammatory lymphocytes, but at the risk of an increased risk of secondary malignancies or leukemia 7-14 years down the road.

In brief: There are risks

Injection of radioactive liquids (p32 or similar isotopes) can improve joint pain by killing inflammatory lymphocytes, but at the risk of an increased risk of secondary malignancies or leukemia 7-14 years down the road.
Dr. R. Scott Anderson
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