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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
No cure..management: Long term management centered on prevention of future gouty attacks should be the goal. You primary care doctor or rhematologist has an armamentarium ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Gout can cause red, swollen, painful joints. Sometimes it can be asymptomatic. The joint between the foot and the big toe is often involved. These sym ... Read More
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: A gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky depo ... Read More
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Dr. Fred Birnbaum
43 years experience Podiatry
Gout flare-up: Until you can get to a doctor, take an anti-inflammatory like ibuprofen. Apply ice packs off and on , and drink some cherry juice which may also help.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Take : An antiinflammatory like alleve. If it is on your foot, i would soak it in hot water ( don't burn yourself). When taking alleve, i would take two pil ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
See your Dr.: Anti inflamatory medication can help relieve pain.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: There is no problem.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
41 years experience Podiatry
Gout: It is very typical for gout attacks to be episodic. What we do find if the uric acid levels are not controlled is the attacks coming more and more fr ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Tobacco is bad for everything. Specific for gout I have never seen a study on it but for the body to heal stop smoking.
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Watermelon : Food beliefs can be very ingrained in a community. But medicine would be neutral on this one. It is 100% carbohydrate calories and would neither be g ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
No: Eating this starch does not cause gout attacks.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Licorice does not cause or worsen gout. In large amounts it can raise blood pressure.
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Dr. Wendy Siegel
19 years experience Podiatry
Sugar OK with Gout: Sugar is not one of the foods to be avoided in gout, although in general limiting sugar in our diets is a healthy choice. Gout is triggered by foods ... Read More
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