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Antibiotics are usually administered intravenously to control the infection.
Pain relievers are administered as necessary.
Anticoagulants are administered to prevent blood clotting.
Intravenous fluids are administered to replenish electrolytes.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/3/2014
Ronald A Greenfield, MD
Shehnaz Shaikh, MD
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