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Why is shell fish bad for gout?

Why is shell fish bad for gout?

High purine food: Such as shellfish certain types of meats and alcohol increase the production of uric acid in the body. Get out occurs when the body cannot metabolize uric acid adequately. Medicines are taken to help get rid of the excess uric acid. If one counters this by eating foods that make more your casted then of course you are defeating the purpose of the medication. Hi was at York acid in the blood will cause the uric acid to precipitatein the soft tissues causing pain and discomfort in joints tendons ligamen ...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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Which kind of fish is best for gout?

Which kind of fish is best for gout?

Non shell fish: Fish is ok to eat with gout grouper, trout, salmon, catfish. Etc. ...Read more

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Is whiting fish and catfish bad for gout?

NO: Diets are of limited benefit. Some meds make gout worse. Avoid alcohol. Beware of aspirin. Thiazide diuretics raise uric acid. You may be given a daily dose of Colchicine and/or allopurinal. ...Read more

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Can a gout patient eat white pomfret fish?

Of course: A flare of gout comes from several factors. One is total protein ingested. Eating fish is a healthy choice. Keep portions modest and include fruit and veggies and drink plenty of ...Read more

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What kind of fish, meat are the ones a person with gout should avoid?

What kind of fish, meat are the ones a person with gout should avoid?

Shellfish, organ: Meats are the most common ones I've found in practice. Occasionally sardines or anchovies in the fish category. You can look up a complete list of foods to minimize in the diet, including legumes. ...Read more

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What kind of fish, meat and vegetables should a person with gout avoid?

What kind of fish, meat and vegetables should a person with gout avoid?

Shell fish: If you have gout you should avoid any shell fish, red meat, alcohol, sweets, and fried foods. Check with your doctor to avoid having recurrent gout attacks that can damage your joints. ...Read more

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Fish oil is bad for gout?

Fish oil is bad for gout?

Fish oil and gout: This should not be a problem. Monitor how you feel very closely. You should also be sure that the quality of the fish oil is very good (ie. Don't go with a generic brand). ...Read more

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I have on/off gout attack for the last. 2 years, my uric acid level is borderline high, I eat meat occasionally but I like fish do much. Any suggestion?

Fish can worsen gout: Adjust diet. Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day. Achieve ideal wt ...Read more

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Husband has gout. Since seafood is to be avoided, can he take his fish oil supplement?

Husband has gout. Since seafood is to be avoided, can he take his fish oil supplement?

Probably: Pharmaceutical grade fish oil pills should not contain whole purines and should therefore be safe to take, even with gout. ...Read more

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Can a gout patient with uric acid level 5.8 eat tomato?? And what all food items do you suggest?? And what about chicken and fish, tea and coffee, etc..

Can a gout patient with uric acid level 5.8 eat tomato?? And what all food items do you suggest?? And what about chicken and fish, tea and coffee, etc..

Gout and diet: No particular food is prohibited with gout. Quantity and frequency matter. Be modest with all meat sources. Keep portions small. Minimize red meats and organ meats. Maximize fruit, veggies, and whole grains. Drink plenty of fluid daily. Avoid alcohol. Tomato is fine. Uric acid comes principally from meat sources. ...Read more

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I suffering from gout on toe region and I am also taking alpurinol medicine. My serum uric acid test is 6 mg per dl. Can I eat fish and chicken? Others?

Diet and gout: You should limit meats, poultry, shellfish, and heavy fish to less than 4 oz per day. Get protein from egg whites, soy, tofu, quinoa. Diet features that elevate uric acid include meats, poultry, shell fish, organ meats, alcohol, animal fats, and high fructose corn syrup containing foods and drinks. Maximize fruits and veggies and whole grains. Drink 2-3 liters per day. ...Read more

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Is all protein like meats, seafood and chicken off limits during a gout flare up? I keep hearing conflicting answers. What's a person left to eat?

Is all protein like meats, seafood and chicken off limits during a gout flare up? I keep hearing conflicting answers. What's a person left to eat?

Chicken better: Diet is more important to prevent flares, no to help during flares. During a flare cherries and copious water are good. Chicken is better than red meat. ...Read more

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What is a gout?

Uric acid: Gout is over accumulation of uric acid in the body. A gouty arthritis attack is one of the most severe joint pains possible. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin. Gout can cause joint deformity. Gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. ...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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How to cure gout?

How to cure gout?

Treatment: There is no cure but medicines and a change in lifestyle may help reduce the painful attacks of gout. Certain drugs such as colchicine and anti-inflammatories relieve the joint pain of a gout flare. Other drugs such as allopurinol reduce the body's uric acid and help prevent attacks of gout. ...Read more

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Can gout be cured?

Not: Most people how have gout have all the time, you minimize the symptoms by adhere to diet and take medications and avoid aggravating factors. ...Read more

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Is gout hereditary?

Is gout hereditary?

Yes, sometimes: Gout does run in families. To lessen the risk of developing gout, lose weight if you are overweight. Reduce the amount of red meat and shellfish you eat. Reduce the amount of alcohol and high fructose processed food that you eat. Eat more grains, vegetables, and low fat dairy products. ...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 is good for gout?

What is good for gout?

Medication: There are a number of good drugs. For long term care it would usually be Allopurinol or uloric. ...Read more

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What do you do for gout?

Gout treatment: There are medications to treat acute attacks of gout and medicines to keep it under long term control. Also, there are certain foods (red meat, shellfish, organ meats, nuts/seeds) and alcohol can cause attacks. ...Read more

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Gout - how did I get it?

Gout: As was stated previously, gout is a buildup of uric acid in the body. This buildup forms crystals which deposit themselves in the coldest places in the body. The buildup occurs either by the body producing too much uric acid or not excreting enough of it in the urine. Most people are underexcreters. Drugs that lower uric acid levels in the body are helpful for long term control. ...Read more

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Is urcinol good for gout?

Uncertain: It is not fda approved. It is not been evaluated in fda studies. ...Read more

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How do you realive the gout?

Medication: Though gout attacks are usually self-limited (ie, lasting 7-14 days) they can be disabling. Medications including nsaids, steroids, and Colchicine can bring relief. The third of these options is usually optimal due to its excellent side effects profile and rapid onset of action. This drug has, unfortunately, recently become expensive (no longer a generic available), and is only available via rx. ...Read more

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What are the tests for gout?

What are the tests for gout?

Blood work: Blood work for uric acid level is the most common.
A joint aspiration could also be done with sending the material to the lab to see if crystals exist. ...Read more

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What triggers a gout attack?

What triggers a gout attack?

High purine food: Such as shellfish certain types of meats and alcohol increase the production of uric acid in the body. Get out occurs when the body cannot metabolize uric acid adequately. Medicines are taken to help get rid of the excess uric acid. If one counters this by eating foods that make more your casted then of course you are defeating the purpose of the medication. Hi was at York acid in the blood will c ...Read more

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What triggers a gout attack?

What triggers a gout attack?

Elevated Uric acid: Which canbe from overproducing it or under excreting it. Food or medication is usually inciting factor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of gout?

Usually joint pain: A gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin (painful if large and draining through 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 symptoms of gout?

Crystal joint dis: Gout is caused by a build up of crystals of uric acid. Usually this leads to an acute painful joint pain and swelling (crystal joint disease, an acute inflammatory arthritis), commonly at the base of the great toe, but it can affect other joints too, usually one at a time. Build up of crystals under the skin causes bumps on the skin called tophi. ...Read more