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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: A black toe is a sign of tissue damage secondary to inadequate blood flow. Or some infections.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Likely not gout: Gout is monoarticular meaning it usually happens in one joint....
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Check for Gout: Gout is a type of arthritis. Gout can cause an attack of sudden burning pain, stiffness, and swelling in a joint, generally a big toe. These attacks m ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loren Lewis
33 years experience Occupational Medicine
Medication: There are several medications used for gout flares and prevention. Nsaid medication, specifically Indocin (indomethacin) are often used for pain mana ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
No: Gout usually effects one foot not both at the same time. I suggest you be evaluated.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: She needs to be on medications such as Allopurinol but she should avoid organ meats, red meat, seafood, alcohol, and sugary carbonated drinks.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enid Goris
22 years experience Podiatry
Oral meds: You need to see your medical doctor and uric acid levels in the blood will be tested and a proper oral treatment will be implemented.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Continue treatment : Continue with antiinflammatory medicine, if it still has range of motion pain, you may have it aspirated to drain out the gout crystals. Good luck.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alberto Abrebaya
28 years experience Podiatry
Chronic goumedicine : Gout is a metabolic disease caused by either hyper production or under excretion of urate, which is itself a product of purine amino acids. As they p ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Vascular problems: You should be checked out for a condition called raynaud's phenomenon. The swelling of toes that turn red and hot intermittently could be an underlyi ... Read More

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