Intra Articular Injection
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After the Intra Articular Injection Kindly follow the recommendation:
- Protect the injection area for a day or two. If you received the injection in your knee, avoid any sudden injury over the knee and any kind of exercise for two days
- Apply ice to the injection site as needed to relieve pain. Avoid using hot pack. Although its fine to take shower same day of receiving injection
- Watch for signs of infection, including increasing pain, redness and swelling that last more than 48 hours, kindly visit the clinic or emergency department.
- Kindly Follow up the clinic after three weeks