A 32-year-old female asked:
Does soda cause gout?
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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.
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Gout what caused it
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Geriatrics 40 years experience
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A 46-year-old member asked:
What cause gout ?
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Internal Medicine 26 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
Podiatry 38 years experience
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Last updated Nov 4, 2020
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