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Does gout cause headaches?

Does gout cause headaches?

Not usually: Headaches in perswon suffering from gout is usually due to the NSAID they are taking particularly indocine/indomethacin. ...Read more

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Is there any relation between gout and headaches?

Is there any relation between gout and headaches?

Indirect: One of the most common side effects of indomethacin, which is an antiinflammatory commonly prescribed for this problem is frontal headaches. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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My husband is having a headache every morning, he is 59 and taking high blood pressure, cholesterol, gout medication. Why does it occur? Thanks

My husband is having a headache every morning,  he is 59 and taking high blood pressure,  cholesterol, gout medication. Why does it occur? Thanks

the clue may be : Gout. Gout is caused by a build up of uric acid. Its metabolism is related to sugar in the diet. I would suggest that he gets rid of all sugar in all its different forms. It might improve all his symptoms! if it does not work because it doesn't for everyone, you have lost nothng. ...Read more

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I was given apo-indomethacin to treat pain from gout, but now I have a headache and diarrhea. What can I do?

Stop the medication: Frontal headaches are a particular side effect of indomethacin, and GI upset can occur with any anti-inflammatory. Consult your doc for an alternative treatment, i.E a local injection. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my pops has gout, which saddens me so much, cause he has difficulty walking?

What do you suggest if my pops has gout, which saddens me so much, cause he has difficulty walking?

Gout rx: 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 liters per day. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my husband is now diabetic, but he also has gout?

What do you suggest if my husband is now diabetic, but he also has gout?

Adjust diet / take R: 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 only complex, low glycemic carbs. Drink 3 liters per day. Take allopurinol daily. Achieve ideal wt. Tart cherry juice for acute attack ...Read more

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What foods are good for the gout? He has had the gout since easter, and has been taking indomethizde?

Good : Good and elaborated are both answers to your question , by drs fox and weiss. Gout is a systemic disease that should be tretaed by the rheumatologist , who is also an internist . The entire physiopathology was extensively explained , and as you can read , there are no foods good for goutu , but foods that con lessen the attacks and the frecuency and the acumulation of that pool of uric acid. The ideal number for long term control for the " normal " uric acid level should be no higher than six and that could be obatined with je two meds mentioned by dr weiss. Colchicine could be used to reduce the frecuency of acute episodes, when taken daily on a long term basis on a patient that has frecuent acute attacks. ...Read more

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Gout is when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. The classic one is the big toe although others can be affected. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more