A 32-year-old female asked:
Does soda cause gout?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nikhil Agarwalanswered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: High sugar drinks have been shown to increase gout risk. Most sodas are rich in sugars so yes they can increase gout risk. Diet soda are considered safer in this regard.
29 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Pierre Moeseranswered
Specializes in Rheumatology
Ingesting large amounts of high-fructose corn syrup as well as the natural sugar fructose can increase the risk of gout.
Answered Jun 08, 2022
A 46-year-old member asked:
What cause gout ?
2 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michio Abeanswered
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Gout causes: Gout is caused by formation of uric acid crystals building up in the joints due to too much uric acid in the blood. Uric acid crystals trigger a immune-mediated inflammatory reaction, causing pain, swelling and redness of the joints, which is experienced as a gout attack. High levels of uric acid may be due to hereditary reasons for uric acid overproduction, underexcretion, diet and medications.
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A 45-year-old male asked:
What causes gout?
14 doctor answers • 29 doctors weighed in
Dr. Randy Lischanswered
Podiatry 40 years experience
Foods: Gout is a build up of uric acid most commonly caused by high intake or red meats, shell fish, alcohol, sweets, and high blood pressure medicine. This will be very painful and is quickly eliminated with medications from your doctor.
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 8, 2022
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