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How can arthritis in the right knee be treated?

I had a fusion 2 months ago on my left ankle. But have been suffering with the arthritis in my right knee, and have had injection of cortisone & then they tried some sort of Gel injections 1 weekly for 5 weeks & several times had to remove fluid. Now he says we wait a month, no improvement we have decide what to do. Well its been 6 weeks & its worst very painful. what are my choices from here?
Fri, 13 Jul 2018
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Hello dear, welcome to Ask a doctor service.
I read your question and here is my advice.
*you should tapper of pain and inflammation using anti inflammation drugs such advil, naproxen, hydrocodone
*corticosteroids may be used orally
*infections of hyaluronic acid and corticosteroids in the joint
* microosteotomy procedure to cut small protruding osificated particles in joint
*knee replacement

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How can arthritis in the right knee be treated?

Hello dear, welcome to Ask a doctor service. I read your question and here is my advice. *you should tapper of pain and inflammation using anti inflammation drugs such advil, naproxen, hydrocodone *corticosteroids may be used orally *infections of hyaluronic acid and corticosteroids in the joint * microosteotomy procedure to cut small protruding osificated particles in joint *knee replacement Hope I have answered the question. Let me know if I can assist you further.