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Doctor insights on: Antihistamines Cause Gout

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Do antihistamines cause gout?

Do antihistamines cause gout?

No: There is a letter to the editor in a european journal reporting an association. That was in 1950. Since then nothing. To the best of my knowledge antihistamines are not associated with gout. ...Read more

Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more


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Do antihistamines cause gout?

Typically no: Antihistamines are generally not considered a group of medications that directly cause gout. However, antihistamines can cause dryness, and if that progresses to dehydration, then gout attacks can occur with a higher frequency. This would be an indirect cause. Antihistamines generally don't cause significant dehydration. Aspirin can make gout worse, as can other salicylate-containing meds. ...Read more

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What are the causes of gout and what can you do for it?

What are the causes of gout and what can you do for it?

Gout: Gout is caused by excessive amounts of uric acid in the body. Medications such as Allopurinol are helpful in keeping uric acid levels low. ...Read more

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Can almonds cause gout?

Can almonds cause gout?

Almonds are healthy: Almonds are very healthy for us. They contain unsaturated fats, vitamins, particularly Vit E, and some protein. The protein almonds contain are not going to spike your serum uric acid, which provokes gout. Almonds contain oxalate, which can crystallize in urine to promote calcium oxalate stones. Be sure you balance your diet, eat well, drink 3 liters per day, and enjoy almonds-an excellent food. ...Read more

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What causes gout flare ups?

Many: They can be caused by medications, kidney function and other medical reasons, hereditary predisposition, and (controversially) diet. Hyperuricemia can cause the gout. The underlying cause of hyperuricemia needs to be addressed, and sometimes management with medications are necessary. ...Read more

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Could anxiety cause gout at all?

Could anxiety cause gout at all?

Anxiety does not: Cause gout but you may be anxious and also have gout. Please let your doc examine you and treat you. If you have an anxiety disorder a mental health professional can teach you strategies to cope. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can eating beans or nuts cause gout?

Can eating beans or nuts cause gout?

Maybe: Some beans and nuts have high levels of purines, the precursors of the uric acid that causes gout. However, the effect of vegetable purines on gout seems to be less than those that come from meat. The best strategy in the long run is to eat a healthy, balanced diet and to take any prescribed medications for gout on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Can seizure meds cause gout?

Can seizure meds cause gout?

Usually not.: Diuretics, salicylates, cylcosporine and Levodopa and other drug combinations are better known to having a potential to trigger a gout attack. Talk to your doctor what your risk is. ...Read more

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Does adrenal tumor cause gout?

Does adrenal tumor cause gout?

No: I am not aware of any association between gout and adrenal tumors and couldn't find a case in a brief pubmed search. ...Read more

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Can weight loss can cause gout?

Can weight loss can cause gout?

Weight loss & gout.: Both rapid weight loss, which is not advised anyway, along with the high protein diet that usually accompanies a weight loss strategy, can lead to an attack of gout. Drink lots of water to minimize the risk. ...Read more

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Does gout cause a fever or headaches?

Does gout cause a fever or headaches?

Possibly: While not all cases of gout cause fever and headaches, it is seen in some patients. This is especially important to note as the "gout" attack may not be gout at all and possibly a infected arthritis or septic (infected) joint. These require medical attention. A headache with gout is generally not associated unless fever is involved. ...Read more

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Can you please talk about of the main causes of gout.?

Gout: Gout is caused by a buildup of uric acid in the body. This can occur from either the body producing too much or not excreting enough. Historically, diets high in protein were a contributing factor. ...Read more

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What are causes of hyperuricemia besides gout and arthritis?

What are causes of hyperuricemia besides gout and arthritis?

Hyperuricemia: Hyperuricemia is caused by overproduction by the kidneys or under excretion by the kidneys. Arthritis and gout are not causes of it. Gout is a condition that is the result of hyperuricemia. ...Read more

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Can repeated gout attacks cause permanent inflammation and tendinitis?

Gout that is not: Controlled can cause joint destruction, tendon changes and soft tissue deposits to develop. Nodules or tophi can fo in soft tissues, tendons can get gouty deposits and cartilage can be destroyed in joints. Severe systemic issues in the heart kidney and other really important organs can occur too. Gout is easily controlled with the proper diagnosis and. Medication in most cases. ...Read more

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What are some other causes of hyperuricemia besides gout and arthritis?

What are some other causes of hyperuricemia besides gout and arthritis?

Drink, diet, genes: Diets high in purines (especially organ meats), alcohol consumption (especially beer or whiskey), and genetic factors contribute to high uric acid. Some medications elevated uric acid, particularly water pills. ...Read more

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Could repeated gout attacks cause permanent inflammation and tendonitis?

The concern would be: Damage of bone, the gout can actually eat away at bone (the ur ate crystals that is) also one must realize this is not just a disorder of the affected joint. Your kidneys and heart can be affected as well. Instead of getting repeated attacks, treat the disease and control it. ...Read more

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My husband suffers from severe acute gout. Can this cause high muscle enzyme count?

Gout and CPK: Muscle enzmye -CPK does not usually rise with gout but in rare cases if on colchicine and uloric drugs used to treat gout you can have elevation of CPK. Also if someone is on a statin (used to treat high cholesterol) like lipitor (atorvastatin) can have elevation of CPK. F/U with doc

http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/2448456 ...Read more

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What cause gout?

Elevated uric acid: Uric acid is a breakdown product that builds up in the blood. In people with gout it can be due to the body making too much and/or not excreting it efficiently. There can be many medical reasons for the build up of uric acid. This can lead to the production of monosodium urate crystals that can precipitate in the tissues and joints and cause the gout attack: evaluation and treatment depends. ...Read more

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Gout what caused it?

Uric acid: In gout, uric acid over accumulates in the body. When the uric acid crystallizes, it forms microscopic needle shaped crystals. A gout arthritis attack is one of the most severe joint pains. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones or chalky deposits in the skin. Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of gout?

What are the main causes of gout?

HIGH URIC ACID: High uric acid causes gout
that can happen due to number of reasons, like diet high in purines, genetic predisposition or kidneys not able to excrete uric acid as a result there is high uric acid level in blood. ...Read more

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Does gout cause headaches?

Not usually: Headaches in perswon suffering from gout is usually due to the NSAID they are taking particularly indocine/indomethacin. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Carter
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Antihistamine (Definition)

Sedating and non-sedating antihistamines prevent and treat allergic reactions, and are ...Read more