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sodium bicarbonate gout treatment

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nisha Manek
Specializes in Rheumatology
Acute Gout: Sodium bicarbonate, (sodium bicarbonate) once it enters the stomach, turns into water and a carbon dioxide gas. The pH of blood is unaffected. Therefo ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Abrams
30 years experience Podiatry
They shouldn't: Gout occurs when uric acid is produced often in an acidic environment. Hco3 can be used as a buffer when added to water creating more alkalinity in ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Serum bicarb: Elevated serum bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) and gout are not directly linked. However, if taking a diuretic, both compounds are elevated as a side ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Some say yes: Others say no. We will get patient to changes shoes daily to allow others to fully dry and there are deoderant for feet as well.
Dr. Robert Berger
41 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: Smell usually from bacteria and sweating try cleaning with hibiclens antibacterial soap. Put on undiluted and leave on for 30 secs. Generic ok.
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Try tannic acid: Found in tea. Soak your feet in warm water and tea bags. I understand lack tea in particular works well.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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No: None will work.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
59 years experience Urology
See comment: Basicaly the same .They are not your conventional treatment of cystitis... No medical textbook advises treatment with baking powder.
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Balanitis: There are a few different causes of balanitis. None is likely to be effectively treated with baking soda. If the problem persists despite good hygiene ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Oh my gosh.: I would encourage you to see a breast specialist or general surgeon to evaluate this further - an oncologist if your tumor was malignant.
A member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
DSMO: Dsmo for interstitial cystitis does not cause constipation.It cause garlic like odour from the skin and breath.And you need to have liver and kidney f ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: No, you can safely cook with bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) sodium (baking soda) while pregnant. Most commonly this is used as a leavening agent in ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Neutralizes acidity: Sodium bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) makes the urine less acidic. This effect helps the kidneys get rid of uric acid, thus helping to prevent gout ... Read More
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