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Can Hyaluronic acid joint injection be taken while on Lovenox?

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Posted on Thu, 29 Oct 2015 in General Health
Question: is it ok to have hyalauronic acid knee injections if you are taking lovenox?
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Answered by Dr. Anshul Varshney 36 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Risk of bleeding is there.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome To HCM. I am Dr Anshul Varshney. I understand your concern.
Levonox is an anti coagulant so any surgical procedure carries risk of bleeding.
Intraarticular injection of hyaluronidase carries a high risk of joint hematoma and bleed.
So I would not recommend you Intraarticular injection while you are on Levonex.
I hope it helps you.
If you have any further query, please ask me.
Stay Healthy.
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