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ankle pain bilateral gout or arthritis

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Gouty arthritis: There can be several causes for ankle pain. Gout and arthritis are definitely two common causes. Your doctor has done the correct thing by organizing ... Read More
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Wear & tear?: There are a number of possible causes for achey joints. Osteoarthritis (wear & tear arthritis) commonly starts to cause pain in people's 50's and ... Read More
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Ankle pain : Sore ankles can be due to osteoarthritis ( wear and tear causing arthritis) , gout , injury , infection . Bloods and examination would have ruled out ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
29 years experience Family Medicine
Crystals baby: Gout is a specific type of arthritis thought to be caused by crystals of uric acid precipitating out of solution in the joint fluid. Typically attack ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Different findings: Gout is a type of arthritis due to increased urate crystals in the tissue and joints. This causes inflammation, leukocytic infiltration, redness, hea ... Read More
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Gout is arthritis: Gout is a type of arthritis in which uric acid crystals deposit in the joints and cause severe inflammation, pain and ultimately joint damage. There ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
44 years experience Family Medicine
None proven: This is the problem with "home remedies". They are never tested and to ask us to validate something we haven't been able to look at evidence proving ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Dangerous: Gout has systemic implications. You have to make sure you are aware of your uric acid levels once you have had a gouty attack these levels idealy shou ... Read More
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Dr. Mila McManus
21 years experience Family Medicine
Here are a few...: Optimize vitamin d levels (25-oh level 70-80) and change your diet--avoid sugar, including fruit. Try tart cherry extract, and apple cider vinegar d ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
47 years experience Internal Medicine
Eval needed: Please see your primary care for an evaluation. They can sort out the cause of your foot pain. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Arthritis in toe: Please continue to see doctor. Consider taking a supplement called Turmeric. This is a natural anti-inflammatory which may be helpful. It can be fo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
X-ray will help: As will your clinical history and exam. Goit is a diagnosis made largely by a blood test though gouty drpisits that are not invled or tophi do occur t ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Foot swelling: Don't be shy about getting reevaluated as sometimes tests we do are normal early on. Is the other leg involved , ? Do u have stiffness of the ankle jo ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No: There are two conventional options and an emerging third option for patients with ankle oa. Which option is best is highly dependent on age, medical ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Two types?: Gout is an arthritis! you should be on Colchicine with a drug to lower your uric acid, such as Allopurinol or uloric. An NSAID may be necessary for p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Gout is : A monoarticular arthritis. (usually occurs in one joint). Arthritis is a broad term and includes all types including rheumatoid or osteoarthritis, pso ... Read More
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