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Big Toe Pain (Definition)

A description of a discomforting feeling in or around the area of the big or great toe. This pain may sometimes be accompanied with swelling, redness or ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for gout and osteoarthritis?

What is the best treatment for gout and osteoarthritis?

D J D: Both gout and osteoarthritis are serious destructive joint diseases. Gout is a systemic disease that is best treated with oral medication to control uric acid over production/under excretion. Both gout and osteoarthritis can be treated with nsaids. However gout can be treated with uloric, probenecid or colcrys. These three oral agents are specific for the treatment of gout. ...Read more

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I have gout in my feet, have taken coltrazine for it, is this the best treatment or is there a generic one that doesn't cost a lot that would work as w?

I have gout in my feet, have taken coltrazine for it, is this the best treatment or is there a generic one that doesn't cost a lot that would work as w?

Gout : There is no longer a generic Colcrys (colchicine). This is one of several treatments for an acute flair-up of gout. You can discuss cheaper options with your doctor including indomethacin, other anti inflammatory medications, steroids. You should also talk to your doctor about long term treatment to prevent flairs and joint damage. This is normally started after the acute flair resolves. ...Read more

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Best gout treatment?

Best gout treatment?

Depends: There are several really good treatments for gout. If you are in an active flare, and your kidneys are good, and you are not at risk for an ulcer, indomethocin is very effective and inexpensive. Just be sure to take it with food. If you are not immunocompromised in any way Colchicine is another good treatment, and inexpensive too. If you develop diarrhea stop it right away. Prevention is best! ...Read more

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What is the best gout treatment?

What is the best gout treatment?

Yes: Antiinflammatories, soaking foot in warm epsom salts water, drinking a lot of water, avoid gouty foods. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for gout and pain?

What is the best treatment for gout and pain?

See a doctor: Medication for pain and or swelling and to control the gout. If pain is acute sometimes steroid injections can be given. ...Read more

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Best treatment for gout because colochicine is not working!!!!

Best treatment for gout because colochicine is not working!!!!

Need total program: You need:
Correct diagnosis
Correct staging
combination of therapy

see a rheumatologist ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for acute painful Attack of Gout Background Hypertension hypercolesterolemia uri acid treated with allupirenol and now 6.

What is the best treatment for acute painful  Attack of Gout 
Background Hypertension hypercolesterolemia uri acid treated with allupirenol and now 6.

Depends: I like Colcchicine. Common practice in the US is to use Colcrys oral O.6 tabs. For Gout Flare: (2 tabs) 1.2mg PO x 1 dose; wait 1 hour take 0.6 (1 tab) (max of 1.8 in 1 hour) Wait 12 hours to resume prophylaxis dose. Some doctors use other NSAIDs like Indomethacin or Naproxen. Some doctors use Steroids; all depends on clinical picture. Set up Rx plan with MD. Review all meds diet and fluids. ...Read more

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Which gout treatments work best?

Which gout treatments work best?

Varied: There are many different treatments for the various pasts of gouty arthritis. For the acute attacks the inflammation can be treated with colchicine, anti-inflammatory medications( like ibuprofen) or steroids. Other medications may be used to lower the uric acid levels in the blood - like Allopurinol or uloric- for more chronic treatment. ...Read more

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What should I do at home to alleviate gout pain?

Antiinflammatory: If you have cherries they are good.
Warm water soaks. ...Read more

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What can I take to stop gout pain in the ankles?

Allopurinol: Gout is a problem with purine (protein) metabolism that results in excess uric acid in the blood stream. This ends up inflaming joints. A low purine diet and good hydration help. Anti-inflammatories and Colchicine (colcrys) help acute attacks. For long term control, your doctor will usually put you on allopurinol. ...Read more

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How to relieve gout pain in the feet? Gout

Ouch, the Gouch.: Once it has been established that the pain is due to gout, you will need a physician to guide you through the treatment regimen. Anti-inflammatory as well as gout treating medications can be prescribed to help with the pain and inflammation. A low purine diet may also be necessary to further control the flare ups. Just simply taking medication may not be sufficient to keep gout under control. ...Read more

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How do I ease up gout pain on both of my knees?

It depends: The acute gout pain can be treated with an NSAID such as Indomethacin or Naproxen if you kidney and heart function are normal. Colcrys (colchicine) can also be effective. Sometimes your doctor can drain and inject a steroid medication into your knees. Consider seeing your doctor. ...Read more

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Other than taking nsaids, what is the quickest way to relieve gout pain?

Gout: medications like prednisone ( steroid) and colchicine will help to resolve acute gout. Has to be treated with allopurinol if it is recurrent. ...Read more

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How can I stop the gout pain?

Take antiinflammator: Like alleve if no contraindication....If in foot follow up with podiatrist. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is good for gout pain?

See details: Nsaids, a short course of Prednisone or a cortisone injection of the involved join. The best treatment is taking taking a med to normalize your uric acid level and prevent future attacks. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Where can I find relief for gout pain, lowering uric levels?

Gout: Kidney impairment and diuretic meds are common causes. Diet can aggravate. So avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of fruit and veggies. Drink 3 liters per day. Tart cherry juice daily can help. Citrus fruit daily can help ...Read more

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Can you tell me about gout pain relief, i, ve had it for two weeks now and its still not shifting I am on warfarin?

Go see your doctor: If you are still having problems, go see your doctor. You don't need to live in pain. The longer it stays around, the more damage that could occur. ...Read more

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After taking homeopathic medicine...my gout pain stopped but swelling still there..does it mean it has cured or still should i continue restricteddiet?

After taking homeopathic medicine...my gout pain stopped but swelling still there..does it mean it has cured or still should i continue restricteddiet?

Diet: Definitely stay on the diet low on purines. Check online for purine rich foods. The homeopathic medication that you are taking may just be a pain medication but not an anti-inflammatory one thus the pain has subsided but the swelling persist. ...Read more

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How do I ease gout pain in my foot?

NSAIDS: Steroid injection, nsaids, colchicine, alluprinol, and the new PO med uloric. However you should see your foot and ankle specialist for appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Gout pain attack?

Can take : Colchicine when attacks are acute, antiinflammatories, warm water soaks and at times injection into the region. ...Read more

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What are ways to relieve gout pain?

Gout relief: Motrin, cherry juice (investigate specifics), prescription medications, food avoidance and potentially many other natural remedies. If you are having prolonged pain you should seek professional medical help. ...Read more

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Can I take colchinice together with ibuprofen for my gout pain?

Can I take colchinice together with ibuprofen for my gout pain?

Yes: Yes, that is fine. Just be sure to take the Ibuprofen with food to protect your GI tract. ...Read more

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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