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Gout And Dehydration
If your creatinine level becomes 1.7 because of high uric acid and gout and also because of dehydration. What should you do?
See details: I agree that kidney impairment with gout occurs after many years of uncontrolled disease. However, if you have gout you need to be on Allopurinol and just not colchicine. You must lower your serum uric acid under 6 mg/dl to prevent kidney stones, loss of kidney function, joint damage and other issues related to gout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Overweight, others: A study published this week suggests that the increase in gout over the last 5 years is due to the increase in overweight in the us. High uric acid for years or decades due to diet (alcohol, meat, fructose, etc) causes gout. Other causes include medicines, some diseases, and genetics. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Reduce gout by diet: Gout diet helps to control the production and elimination of uric acid, help prevent gout attacks or reduce severity.Limit meat, poultry and fish.Cut back on fat. Saturated fat lowers ability to eliminate uric acid. Limit alcohol.Interferes with the elimination of uric acid from your body.Drink plenty of fluids, particularly water, 8-16 glasses.Eat complex carbohydrate, grains, fruits, vegetables. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm 28yrs male i suffered a gout 5 months ago since then i only ate vegetables would that affect my heath?Is their a better ALT for allorpurinol ?
Gout: Gout does mandate a diet change, but only eating vegetables or being a vegetarian should be done in consultation with your doctor. I rarely start a patient on long term medication unless they have had gouty episodes more than twice in a year. See your podiatrist for help good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Uloric: Medications uloric and Allopurinol are the drugs of choice. Also reducing the dietary in take of purines will help as well. Many believe that diet does not matter but it does. Alcohol, processed meats etc all contain high levels of purine. Try to avoid the foods on the list of high purine content. Dehydration can also bring on a gout flair. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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