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Elbow septic bursitis from scrape, took amoxicillin, 10 days. No heat or swelling now. Still sore some, how long heal time? Take advil (ibuprofen) for inflame.

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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Family Medicine

In brief: It could be

several weeks before the swelling goes down and you feel better. The fluid in the joint has to be reabsorbed,and this can take weeks to several months.
Give it time.. Hope this helps!

In brief: It could be

several weeks before the swelling goes down and you feel better. The fluid in the joint has to be reabsorbed,and this can take weeks to several months.
Give it time.. Hope this helps!
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
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