An acute bleed into a joint in cases of hemophilia should be managed in all the following ways except
|A||Immediate aspiration of the joint|
|C||Analgesics may be given for pain relief|
|D||Immobilisation for a day or two|
Immediate aspiration of the joint
a. An acute bleed in a joint in a case of hemophilia should be treated by factor replacement. Analgesics are given for pain relief, and the limb is immobilised for a day or two, once the acute phase is over limb is mobilized gently.
b. Aspiration is generally avoided unless distension is severe or there is suspicion of infection