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Gout Without Swelling
Not always: Although swelling and redness often are present in an acute attack, every case is different, clinical history, physical exam as well as blood work and joint aspiration will provide more information. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I got the Gouch.: As long as there is uric acid on the scene, expect your body to react to it. The swelling will persist for some time. Controlling your uric acid level is crucial to long term control of the symptoms of gout. Following a low purine diet is not easy as every person with gout will tell you. The diet and medication is your only real chance of controlling gout. ...Read more
My gout still swelling after 4 weeks. But my pain has been recovered...is it normal? How to overcome the swelling? Thanks
Antiinflammatories: Nd soaking in warm water and Epsom salt may be helpful. It would help knowing the body part you are referring too... ...Read more
I have a brother that has been plague with gout, but the problem is that they been taking meds for gout and the swelling has not gone down it has been?
Gout treatment.: What is your brother taking? If it's Prednisone, then it should have helped fairly quickly. If it's Indomethacin, then it may help but may take longer. Other medications for gout, like Uloric, should not be taken in an acute flare. If pains are persisting regardless, maybe it's not really gout. Get him re-evaluated. ...Read more
Not just about....: These are two different issues. Gout is caused from overproduction or underexcretion of uric acid proteins. Arthritis can be degenerative or traumatic or gouty. See your local podiatrist or rheumatologist to further evaluate the problem. Medicines should be used when diagnosis is definitive, not suspected. ...Read more
Yes and more: Common symptoms are joint swelling, redness, warmth, tenderness. An acute gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. Chronic gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. ...Read more
There is swelling in left toe but no pain and I have gout with uwric acid level 5.8.How to remove or cure the swelling? Please reply
Anti inflammatories: Acute gout causes swelling and pain in a joint like the big toe. It is common for docs to treat it with a med like indomethacin (a prescription NSAID). Chronic gout can cause uric acid deposits in joints to develop called tophi. These are not often painful but can cause swelling in joints that don't resolve right away. Talk to your doc to discuss these issues and treatment options. ...Read more
After taking homeopathic medicine...my gout pain stopped but swelling still there. Does it mean it has cured or still should I continue restricteddiet?
I had gout 2 weeks ago. Now that the swelling is gone, I am still having aching pain at my toes area. What should I do?
I had seen my family docor twice for gout, the swelling has gone awsy but not the aching pain on my toes. ..What can/should I do?
Right arm vein hurts by my wrist. Dr. Says it might be gout but even with meds the pain is still there and so is the swelling. What could it be?
So here's the: Thing, if gout is the presumptive diagnosis a simple tap of the region (tap means doctor taking a sample with needle) would confirm that diagnosis. In the event, it's not gout, an abcess, or infection presents Similiarly, and that should be considered, a clot could develop in a vein, less common in wrist but very painful when it occurs. ...Read more
I am diabetic & have horrible pain in my right big toe. No swelling but the pain is very severe and keeps me from walking. Itz not gout. Any ideas?
My father recently had a gout attack. His big toe no longer hurts but pain/swelling has traveled through his foot. What's the best medicine for swelling?
My arm right before my wrist veins hurt. Feels hot sometimes and slight swelling. Dr. Says gout but gout meds don't help. Anything else it could be?
Swelling and pain in toe for 3 mos. Doc said plantar plate tear, but now having same issue in a toe on the other foot. What else could it be? Gout?
Probably not: Gout is an intensely inflammatory and painful arthritis usually involving the base of the great toe. It resolves even without treatment over a period of 1-2 weeks as a rule. I also do not buy the plantar plate tear diagnosis. Get another opinion. If needed an MRI can be a helpful diagnostic tool. ...Read more
Pain, swelling and redness of big toe. Was diagnosis w/ spider bite on big toe, no visible mark & nail didn't grow for a year after. Could it have been gout?
Can gout cause pain/swelling in 3rd-5th toe area that meets top of r foot only? Not big toe; blood uric arid test slightly high; ipuprofin helped.
Can elevated uric acid cause pain even without all-out gout? I have high levels and finger and foot pain, but little swelling and no tophi! Thanks!
Yes: It could be related, and it may exacerbate arthritic symptoms even without noticeable swelling. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Diagnosed w/gout & ra. No swelling just pain. I get sudden excruciating pain in joints like a severe sprain. Can last minutes or days. Gout or other?
Is gout the same thing as gouty arthritis? I’ve been having pain and swelling in my toe and my doctor says its gouty arthritis. I’ve never heard of this. Is it just a fancy name for gout? Or is it something different?
I have tingling and numbness in the toes in both feet. Especially near and in the big toe NO swelling. Is this GOUT? Vs Pre-diabetes? How to tell?
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