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Do tomatoes trigger gout attacks

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Janet Kail
29 years experience
Tomatoes and gout: Gout can be caused by eating a diet high in the purines. This would include organ meats, beef, lamb, alcohol, seafoods, legumes to name a few. Foods... Read More
Dr. Eugene Batelli
24 years experience
Yes : Tomatoes are high in vitamin c which can trigger gout.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
Gout and diet: No particular food is prohibited with gout. Quantity and frequency matter. Be modest with all meat sources. Keep portions small. Minimize red meats a... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 24 years experience
Purine rich foods: Gout can be triggered by purine rich foods, diuretics or alcohol. It causes the body to have an increase in uric acid resulting from too much product... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
High purine food: Such as shellfish certain types of meats and alcohol increase the production of uric acid in the body. Get out occurs when the body cannot metabolize ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Elevated Uric acid: Which canbe from overproducing it or under excreting it. Food or medication is usually inciting factor.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Forever: Foods do not trigger gout except for alcohol or large amounts of shellfish.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Winkler
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis 49 years experience
L citrullin: L citrullin and L Arginine are amino acids that increase Nitric Oxide production. Citrulline is an amino acid derived from watermelon. It is one of ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Control your uric : Acid, avoid foods high in purines.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
Can take : Colchicine when attacks are acute, antiinflammatories, warm water soaks and at times injection into the region.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Not likely: I do not recognize "kitobest". Diet is usually a minor factor in gout.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Todd Skiles
32 years experience
No: Gout is caused by abnormally high levels of uric acid in the blood due to eating foods high in purines or due to kidney dysfunction in the clearance o... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Control is possible: You need an evaluation to define the correct diagnosis and if it is gout you need long term therapy to lower the uric acid in your blood - ideall... Read More