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Best alcohol to drink with gout

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
None: Cherry juice isn't bad or just stick with water. Alcohol is not good when you have gout.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 36 years experience
Gout: Alcohol is , along with other foods , a cause of gout. Drinking alcohol with gout will make it worse.
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Better to stay away: Alcohol should be avoided with gout since drinking can often bring on an attack or make it worse.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
None: Alcohol is a precipatent of gout and the medications that you take for gout should not be mixed with alcohol
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
None: unless you want painful flairups ofyour gout.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Family history and diet are precipitating and predisposing factors and not the cause of gout. Gout is due to an abnormality where the body lacks the... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert D'Angelantonio
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle 35 years experience
No alcoholic drinks: But if you must, keep the drinking to a minimum and in frequently. Also keep your uric acid under control and hydrate very well in between drinking as... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Cranberry-cherry : Juice may help. Google more info online. Avoidance of a lot of good food/drink is the key to preventing gouty attacks- seafood , legumes , nuts , alco... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
Gout causes : Gout can be related to diet but sometimes no specific dietary influences are found. It's often due to a metabolic defect whereby you produce too much ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Yes: Gout can be caused by elevated uric acid which can precipitate anywhere in the body, but most commonly in the big toe. Alcohol raises uric acid levels... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Increases it.: It increases the formation of uric acid crystals and increases the problems with gout.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
See below: Gout occurs as a result of alcohol consumption not withdrawal.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kugler
Podiatry 32 years experience
Gout diet: Generally, i recommend patients avoid or severely cut down on red meats, organ meats, shellfish. Also you should avoid or severely reduce alcohol, so... Read More