Cystic fibrosis related arthritis

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What is cystic fibrosis related arthritis?

Cystic fibrosis related arthritis is the swelling in the joints causing pain. Episodes last for about a week and are generally treated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Sometimes the arthritis flare is accompanied by fever and rash.

Common symptoms reported by people with cystic fibrosis related arthritis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with cystic fibrosis related arthritis

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Compare treatments taken by people with cystic fibrosis related arthritis

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Who has cystic fibrosis related arthritis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 12
30s 14
40s 9
50s 10
60s 3
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 11
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 7
Female 41

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from cystic fibrosis related arthritis patients who have completed their condition history
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