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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Arthritis/Uric Acid: Gout is an inborn error of metabolism where uric acid (product of breakdown of proteins) is either over produced or under excreted by the body. When ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wittenberg
52 years experience in Podiatry
A total body disease: Gout, like diabetes, affects the entire body. It is an error in the metabolism of a substance called purines. The body cannot break this down enough t ... Read More
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A 62-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Crystals in joints: Gout is a condition where the waste product, uric acid, builds up in the blood causing the formation of uric acid crystals in the joints. Most common ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Deposition of uric: Acid in tissue. Gout is usually due to excessive production of uric acid that then deposits as crystals in various tissues, mostly in joints, skin an ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Inflamm arthritis: It is a medical condition usually characterized by recurrent attacks of acute inflammatory arthritis due to high levels of uric acid in the blood.
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Gout is an acute inflammatory arthritis due to the present of uric acid crystals in the joint. It may also be defined as having uric acid kidney stone ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Gout: This is a crystalline deposition disease which is diagnosed with negative birefringent needle like crystals seen with polarized light. Serum uric acid ... Read More
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Dr. Darragh O'Carroll
8 years experience in Emergency Medicine
A Type of Arthritis: Gout causes attacks of painful inflammation in one or more joints. It is a type of arthritis . The pain of a gout attack can be severe. Gout is caused ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See details: Gout is arthritis or kidney stone caused by uric acid crystals. The arthritis causes intense pain and swelling often involving the base of the big toe ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clark Pillsbury
33 years experience in Podiatry
Foods to avoid: Foods that are rich in purines, an amino acid, are the ones to avoid which leaves everything else useable. The foods are red wine, beer, red meat, she ... Read More
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