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Is there a shot or an i.V. Involved when doing an analysis of joint fluid?

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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
3 doctors agree

In brief: A needle is placed

In the joint amd fluid drawn off you can ask for local anesthetic.

In brief: A needle is placed

In the joint amd fluid drawn off you can ask for local anesthetic.
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes

The fluid is removed with a needle. Sounds awful, but really isn't.

In brief: Yes

The fluid is removed with a needle. Sounds awful, but really isn't.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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