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best alcohol to drink with gout

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
None: Cherry juice isn't bad or just stick with water. Alcohol is not good when you have gout.
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Gout: Alcohol is , along with other foods , a cause of gout. Drinking alcohol with gout will make it worse.
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Better to stay away: Alcohol should be avoided with gout since drinking can often bring on an attack or make it worse.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
None: Alcohol is a precipatent of gout and the medications that you take for gout should not be mixed with alcohol
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
None: unless you want painful flairups ofyour gout.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert D'Angelantonio
33 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Skip the drink: If that's a possibility.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adrian Rawlinson
37 years experience Sports Medicine
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
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Dodson
13 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Diet is one contributing factor to but certain characteristics of your body also play a role. Your body is either over producing uric acid or not elim ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Increases it.: It increases the formation of uric acid crystals and increases the problems with gout.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Gout occurs as a result of alcohol consumption not withdrawal.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Kugler
30 years experience Podiatry
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

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