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Uncommon: It is uncommon for gout to present in children. Gout is caused by high uric acid levels in the blood. Children with gout typically have an underlyin ... Read More

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Dr. Doug Mason
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Seek medical help. : There are over producers and under secreters. Watch your diet and drink lots of water. If you help, seek your primary care doctor for a full evaluatio ... Read More
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Vegetarian diet: Gout is associated with the bodies inability to eliminate uric acid. Foods high in purines interfere with this process. Foods to limit are meat, shell ... Read More
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Dr. David Tobin
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No: Diet control is best.
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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Anxiety does not: Cause gout but you may be anxious and also have gout. Please let your doc examine you and treat you. If you have an anxiety disorder a mental health ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Lowe
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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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Dr. Richard Taddeo
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Gout is high uric : acid in your body that deposits in a joint causing inflammation. You either underexcrete or overproduce uric acid depending on your particular case. A ... Read More
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Could you suggest: Probably best to see a good nutritionist. Most hospitals provide this service., maybe for a nominal fee, money well spend. In general for diabetes sta ... Read More
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Dr. Vern Chuba
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Where: The back is not a common site of gout flare up. Typically if you take Colchicine for gout it should get better. If it does not we often look for other ... Read More
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