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can you eat prunes if you have gout

A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Doug Mason
33 years experience Podiatry
Go for it...: Prunes are just fine...Enjoy..
Dr. William Lages
68 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: A lot of prunes can give you diarrhea and depending on how gout is treated, some medications can cause diarrhea too.
Dr. Arif Patni
27 years experience Family Medicine
OK in moderation: Some fruits w/ high fructose content may cause flares in sensitive patients, this is not common, suggest limiting amount of prunes you are going to co ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Sabb
25 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes!: Prune juice is great for gout!
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Kim
16 years experience Rheumatology
Potentially several: Many rheumatologists used to think that diet can be a significant contributor to gout flares, but i think many (including me) are changing our minds. ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Some options: Always talk with your physician about your care. Eat liberal amounts of cherries, celery & blueberries. Avoid high purine foods: herring, mackerel, ... Read More
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
25 years experience Rheumatology
Avoid animal purines: Avoid foods rich in animal purines. Examples include: beef, lamb, pork, and shellfish. Alcoholic beverages, especially beer and spirits (whiskey, vodk ... Read More
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Merriman
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: I am not quite sure what the rabe means but as far as broccoli is concerned that should not be a problem re gout it is organ meats / meat in gen ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Almonds are low in purines and a low purine diet is what is recommended for gout patients.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: There is no conraindication for eating curry.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brent Rubin
41 years experience Podiatry
Gout: Shredded wheat doesn't usually cause gout. Usually meat, chocolate, beer and wine are the most common causes.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
44 years experience Podiatry
Decrease meat: Bread is fine. You need to decrease meat, fish, poultry, shell fish, clams, oysters. Also no organ meat such as liver kidney, etc... Veggies usually ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
44 years experience Podiatry
Bread is OK: Patients with gout need to limit foods high in purines. These are found in meat, poultry, fish, shell fish, claims, oysters. Also, organ meat such as ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lowe
17 years experience Pediatric Rheumatology
Yes: Avocados actually are a good source of potassium which may help prevent flares of gout when eaten in moderation. No problem with eating avocados--the ... Read More
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