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A 37-year-old member asked:

What is the best alcohol to drink with gout?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
None: Cherry juice isn't bad or just stick with water. Alcohol is not good when you have gout.
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
Podiatry 36 years experience
Gout: Alcohol is , along with other foods , a cause of gout. Drinking alcohol with gout will make it worse.
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Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Better to stay away: Alcohol should be avoided with gout since drinking can often bring on an attack or make it worse.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

What alcohol can I drink if I have gout?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
None: Alcohol is a precipatent of gout and the medications that you take for gout should not be mixed with alcohol
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