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should you eat grapefruit if you have gout

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Rheumatologist: See a rheumatologist for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. Oa can do this but there are many other possible causes.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
An orthopedist: Or rheumatologist. Osteoarthritis is usuallly a wear and tear type of arthridity, but I have seen swelling of joints in this condition.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Tripe is protein.: Menudo, of course, is a soup that contains tripe, which is a source of protein. You can have it, as it probably doesn't have that much protein in gen ... Read More
Dr. David Kahan
31 years experience Podiatry
Menudo and gout: You should be ok, but you should always monitor how you feel after eating certain foods to be sure they are not a trigger for you. Remember, the key ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
Low Protein Foods: Low protein and low purine foods are recc. Avoid organ meats, red meats, shellfish, beers, port wine, colas, etc.... Black cherry juice helps s ... Read More
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Dr. Fred Birnbaum
42 years experience Podiatry
Moderation: You can eat almost anything in moderation. Large quantities of beer, red meats and shellfish can cause flare-ups in some people.
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Dr. Clark Pillsbury
33 years experience Podiatry
Healthy food: If your gout is caused by food and not high blood pressure medicine, try to avoid the following types of food. Foods that are high in purines cause ur ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Diets have little influence on serum uric acid levels no matter what other docs may tell you.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Diet not important: Diet has little effect no matter what others may say. If you control your uric acid level with Allopurinol then the risk of gout is minimal. Watch alc ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
It depends: If you ask enough doctors, some will tell you diet has no bearing on gout attacks and management, others will warn of eating too much protein that can ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Ball
12 years experience Podiatry
More on food avoid: Tart cherrys, celery, fresh vegetables that are alkaline in nature, do a search on alkaline foods.
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Onions / gout: YES . Onions are safe. Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Low purines: Google low purine or gout diet to see the foods low in purines to eat and those high in purines to avoid. Purines are important in making uric acid, ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
Low Protein Foods: Low protein and low purine foods are recc. Avoid organ meats, red meats, shellfish, beers, port wine, colas, etc.... Black cherry juice helps s ... Read More
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