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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dialysis (Definition)

Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more


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My father (60 yrs) is a Gout patient. suffering now from high Urea concentrate. He did 8 dialysis so far. kidneys are fine,but Urea still the same?

My father (60 yrs) is a Gout patient. suffering now from high Urea concentrate. He did 8 dialysis so far. kidneys are fine,but Urea still the same?

Determine cause: Hyperurecemia is due to either an overproduction of uric acid or decreased execration or a combination of both. Dialysis can lower the uric acid level but slowly particularly if patient is an over producer. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm a gout patient. is there a permanent remedy ?

What to do if I'm a gout patient. is there a permanent remedy ?

Diet for 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 /d. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read more

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What are the signs that allupurinol is being effective in patient with gout?

What are the signs that allupurinol is being effective in patient with gout?

No pain: Allopurinol is effective it you are not having gouty attacks and tophi are shrinking or disappearing from you skin around joints. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for gout patients?

What is the best diet for gout patients?

Low-purine Diet : Low-purine diets-- i.e., diets low in beans, meat extracts, kidneys, liver, sweetbreads (tripe, menudo, etc), bacon, , turkey, sardines, smelts, herring, anchovies, pheasant, mutton leg, scallops, codfish, haddock, trout, veal, venison, salmon, etc. But, as long as your uric acid is well-controlled (with medicine and the like), you could still potentially consume these types of food in moderation. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for gout patients?

What is the best diet for gout patients?

Low purine foods: Gout can be triggered by purine rich foods, diuretics or alcohol. It causes the body to have an increase in uric acid resulting from too much production or inability for the body to rid uric acid properly. ...Read more

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What is gout and how can we treat a patient with gout?

What is gout and how can we treat a patient with gout?

Complex disease.: Gout is an incredibly painful disease in which crystal of uric acid are deposited in joints - usually one of the great toes. Treatment is long term to control uric acid levels and short term to treat the attacks with Colchicine or a non steroidal or occasionally a steroid. ...Read more

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Help, what to eat for a (gout & highbloodpressure) patient?

Veggies, no alcohol: Alcohol raises blood pressure and elevates uric acid (cause of gout) so stop that. Veggies and less meat help reduce gout and cardiovascular problems. Exercise. ...Read more

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