Spending small amounts of time in the sun,
exercising, taking vitamins, and eating nutritious foods can help prevent bone
People who have cystic fibrosis may also have painful
or swollen joints (arthralgia or
arthritis) from time to time. Often these joint
problems do not last more than a week and any pain can usually be treated with
nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as
ibuprofen. Be safe with medicines. Read and follow all instructions on the label.
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July 18, 2013
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