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Bursitis


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  • Website: UpToDate - patient information
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Bursitis is a painful inflammation of fluid-filled sacs in the joints. Treatment includes pain medication, steroid injection and antibiotics if infected. Ice, physical therapy and padding to protect the joints can also help. Details in this resource.


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joint, knee pain, hip pain, shoulder pain, pelvis pain, weaver’s bottom, tailor’s bottom


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Rated on: 10/27/2016 12:18:16 PM

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