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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   My son was diagnosed with bursitis on Wednesday and put on an antibiotic. Symptoms were swelling of the elbow and pain. Currently he has a temp of 101 and continued pain no swelling. His other joints hurt as well. We just found a pin sized dot. possibly from a bit. we openened it up and lots of puss is comming out. It is brown and green in color. What should I do?
Doctor :   pus has formed, then it needs evucation
Doctor :   consult the doctor for the procedure incision and drainage

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