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can gout cause headaches

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
It can: But the headache is usually related to the pain it causes.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
39 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Not usually: Headaches in perswon suffering from gout is usually due to the NSAID they are taking particularly indocine/indomethacin.

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
17 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: While not all cases of gout cause fever and headaches, it is seen in some patients. This is especially important to note as the "gout" attack may not ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Breiner
34 years experience Podiatry
It can.: A gout attack can give you a fever, headache and an ill feeling all over your body.
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Dr. David Escobar
9 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and No: Gout itself has no relationship with headaches. However, it is possible for drugs used to treat gout (e.g., colchicine), to contribute to headaches.
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Indirect: One of the most common side effects of indomethacin, which is an antiinflammatory commonly prescribed for this problem is frontal headaches.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
9 years experience Podiatry
Gout: Gout is caused by excessive amounts of uric acid in the body. Medications such as Allopurinol are helpful in keeping uric acid levels low.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: No they cannot.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
It can : Yes, it can it causes the joint to get all red, hot and inflammed.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Conenello
31 years experience Sports Medicine
It is possible: All fish are great sources of protein. Gout is an inability to fully metabolize protein. It is possible for this fish to cause gout.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
32 years experience Podiatry
Many: They can be caused by medications, kidney function and other medical reasons, hereditary predisposition, and (controversially) diet. Hyperuricemia ca ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Tea does not cause gout.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
It can : Because it can cause arthritis.
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