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Rash Lyme Arthritis
- Avoid over exertion, which increases your risk for injury.
- Avoid prolonged standing.
- Avoid remaining in one position.
- Exercise regularly:
- Check with your doctor about an exercise program that is right for you.
- Perform exercises that do not place stress on your joints.
- Perform gentle stretching after exercise.
- Modify activities to reduce stress on joints or minimize risk for injury.
- Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for mild pain.
- Take prescription medicines as directed.
- Use splints, in order to reduce pain and protect your joints when they are inflamed.
- Warm soaks or baths may reduce stiffness.
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