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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.

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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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My son is 31. He has gout and has a migraine and is running a fever of 101.1. His wife is being treated for strep throat. Should he see a doctor?

My son is 31. He has gout and has a migraine and is running a fever of 101.1. His wife is being treated for strep throat. Should he see a doctor?

Fever: Since he is aleady with fever & was exposed to his wife who has strep infection, he should see his doctor. I hope he feels better soon.

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What is the main cause of gout?

What is the main cause of gout?

High uric acid: Gout results from uric acid building up in your body. The most common cause of high uric acid is due to your body not getting rid of it properly. This could be because of your genes, your weight or kidney problems.
Sometimes, high uric acid is caused by what you eat and drink. For more info, please visit https://www. Healthnavigator. Org. Nz/health-a-z/g/gout/

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Can feta cheese cause gout?

Can feta cheese cause gout?

Possible: But would have to be a lot likely its not the only thing in your diet that is causing gout.

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Can gout cause chronic pain?

Can gout cause chronic pain?

Depends on: How much joint destruction there was. Usually, if the acute attack was treated soon enough, it should not lead to chronic pain. However, if the inflammation caused enough damage to, cartilage, bone or even nerve (depending on joint or area), it could cause chronic pain.

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What cancers can cause gout?

None: Canver is not specific in causing gout.

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What causes gout and arthritis?

Diet related: Gout is a condition that is diet related. Richs foods can cause a elevated uric acid in the blood. Most commonly, the big toe joint will become red, hot, swollen and painful. A list of these foods can be found on the Internet. Long term gout can cause arthritic changes in the involved joints. You should see your podiatrist for evaluation and blood tests.

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Can taking buspirone cause a gout flare?

Not usually: Buspirone should not cause a elevation in your uric acid. Buspirone has a side effect of kidney imparment. If you have this side effect it might effect your uric acid and gout.

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I have frequent uti's; can this cause gout?

No: Gout is caused by a metabolic problem of uric acid metabolism. Patients with gout can develop uric acid kidney stones, and anyone developing kidney stones is more at risk for utis than people who never form them.

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What has uric acid in it that can cause gout?

What has uric acid in it that can cause gout?

Uric acid foods: Most uric acid comes from meats, poultry, fish, shellfish, organ meats. Other aggravators are alcohol, animal fats, high fructose drinks. To do --- 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. Avoid alcohol, achieve ideal wt.

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What causes uric acid levels to get to high and lead to gout?

2 Causes: Excess uric acid is either caused by under excretion (kidneys) or overproduction. The latter is often due to an enzyme deficiency, and made worse by a high purine (protein) diet. A low purine diet, good hydration and talking to your doctor about possibly taking Allopurinol should help.

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My mom wants to know what food causes gout because she has it?

Forget diet: Studies have that diet is not a factor. Your mom needs to be on Allopurinol to reduce serum uric acid level and prevent recurrence of gouty attacks.

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Dr. Mark Diamond
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