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Ankle Swollen And Itchy Gout
Mysterious non-itchy rash on shin area and ankle swelling after sun exposure? It came up after a day on the beach, mostly standing, for several hours.
Have horrid burning itchy feet at night. No gout, no neuropathy, no athletes foot. Right foot is worse. Tried epsom, lamisil, (terbinafine) no relief. Dr to see?
Have a swollen ankle and foot. Excruciating pain. Thought it was gout. Has felt better in three days. I can't even stan up on it.
Can!: It is not uncommon for the ankle to be involved. Certainly less common than the mtp, and more common than the knee. Upper extremeity joints are all less common than the lower extremity, because of their dependency. Fluid from your vascualr system seeps out more in the lower extremity. At night, water moves back into your blood stream than uric acid, which crystalizes and gout attack occurs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What can I do for my husband who has gout and gets swollen feet/ankles/fingers every time he eats?
Get him treated: Gout is caused by increase blood levels of uric acid and can be treated suscessfully with long term medications. During acute attack you need to use anti inflammatory NSAID drugs like indocin, (indomethacin) Motrin or naprosyn but long term you need meds to bring your uric acid down and need to go on a special diet to avoid too much meat and beer atc, he can also use allupurinol so check with your doctor/rhematol. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my husband has gout.nothing help+he can eat basicly nothing without getting swollen feet,ankles or fingers?
Gout rx: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have an achy throbbing pain in my leg leg and foot, with foot being worse, my ankle is swollen warm not hot. Neither is like gout or neuropathy pain?
I have repeated painful swollen joints I have been told it is gout I have had the joint fluid analyzed 4 times and there have never been any crystals negative rheumatoid panel it affects fingers wrist foot ankle heel knee usually one at a time occasionall
I went to the carribean and feet and ankle swollen most of the trip.. I'm home now and still swollen?
Here are some ...: How are the concern going now? Has that new or recurrent for you? To know what has happened, doc needs the info on the onset, degree, duration, interval, evolution, & progress of swelling & its associated Sx over time ; so collect those for analysis. Besides, he/she needs to exam you and do tests to figure out if you have DVT, marginal heart or kidney function, etc. So, don't wait but get it done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ankles: Usually don't swell for no reason. Particularly just one. A visit to the doctor may help you find the cause. More information would also be helpful such as is it red? Is the swelling pitting? Other medical issues? Where specifically is the pain by the ankle? When does it hurt? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1 ankle was itchy&swollen for 1st few days, thought it was bug bite, now both are hurting&swollen. Done rice as much as i can. Been going on for 2-3wk?
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