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Gout Attacks Cause Inflammation 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Gout usually: Is a monoarticular disease, so it usually will be present in a joint. 75% of the time this is the first metatarsophalangeal joint. So, it is unlikely to cause permenant inflammation and tenderness. Though, I do believe it is possible, particularly if it would occur in an uncommon location, say, near the achilles' tendon. Most things are possible. So, possible, but not common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have distal bicep tendonitis 4 months ago and still not resolved and I have gout .I got tendonitis through wieght training .How can I get rid of it
Tough Problem: Distal biceps tendinitis with or without gout is a very difficult problem to treat and somewhat controversial. Many with tendiintis have a partial tendon tear. This may heal but it could take a year. If after 6-9 months you are not better, i would recommend an MRI to assess the biceps tendon and plan needed surgery. No wt lifting while healing. ...Read more
I was treated for gout a week ago and my ankle feels like I have tendonitis in my right heel. I am going on vacation tomorrow and can't get rid of the pain. I iced it down, but only a temporary fix. Help!
Possibly steroids: Tendinitis, arthritis, gout are all inflammatory conditions. Assuming that you do not have an infection, your doctor may prescribe a short course of steroids which are the strongest anti-inflammatory medication. Ace bandages may help but less than steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rest: Initially resting the shoulder, using ice, and taking a short course of anti-inflammatory can help. Once the pain is better you will want to gradually increase your range of motion. If your pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician as there may be other treatment options including therapy and injections. ...Read more
Does running exacerbate the inflammation for gout sufferers? Assuming the uric crystals have yet to subside completely.
I have tendonitis and would like to know how I should take care of it and what medicine I could take for the inflammation.
Tendinitis : Most tendinitis conditions are helped with activity reduction, ice, stretching, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory's. Certain tendons also benefit with bracing. Some require formal physical therapy. Some tendinitis respond slowly and require injection therapy which can include steroid injections and also platelet rich plasma injections. ...Read more
Some doubt of gout.: Although gout is certainly one of the possibilities that could cause your swollen, red heel, it wouldn't be my first guess. A focused history and physical exam along with a blood test and x-ray would certainly narrow the possibilities. To remove all doubt, help yourself to the expertise of a specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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