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Are there natural remedies that I can use to treat gout?

Are there natural remedies that I can use to treat gout?

Yes: Stay well hydrated, minimize alcohol ingestion and minimize foods that have a high purine content. Go to footcaremd. Org to see a list of foods to avoid. ...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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How is gout treated?

How is gout treated?

With medication: Antiinflammatories, and Colchicine are used to address the pain and inflammation of the [acute] gout attack. Allopurinol is commonly used to control uric acid levels. There are other options available as well- talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does gout worsen if not treated?

Does gout worsen if not treated?

Yes: So gout is a condition that tends to both recruit more joints with each flare (i.e. 1st flare: big toe, 2nd flare: big toe and knee, etc) and worsens the inflammation that occurs with each flare. This can lead to a destructive arthritis that can render the most affected joints unusable and deformed. In addition, kidney stones can occur with untreated disease. Treatment is simple for 95% of gout pt. ...Read more

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What can I do for gout naturally?

What can I do for gout naturally?

Rest: During a gout attack rest is best. Both ice and heat can make it worse. Walking will definitely make it worse. Drink plenty of water, do not take aspirin.

Long term diet control-you can Google gout diet.
Keep hydrated and talk to your MD. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat gout?

Gout: Acute attack of gout can be treated with anti inflammatory medications or prednisone or colchicine. Recurrent attacks can be prevented by taking medications like allopurinol. Dietary factors do influence the frequency of attacks. . ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat gout?

Be pro-active: Watch your diet (avoid triggers)
take medications to prevent uric acid levels from rising. ...Read more

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Are there any natural medications for gout?

I've seen cherry: Juice work, but there are no medical studies that can prove this. Given you have nothing to lose but prolonged pain, you certainly can try cherry juice. ...Read more

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What medications are effective to treat gout?

Medicines for gout.: Medicines for gout include those that control inflammation (Prednisone, Indomethacin) and those that help control uric acid levels (Colchicine, Uloric). ...Read more

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Are there any known ways to treat an acute gout attack without medication?

Are there any known ways to treat an acute gout attack without medication?

Ice: Cool that joint down with an ice pack. Cherry juice may help but is expensive. Colchicine, a common gout medication, is actually derived from the root of a plant, the autumnn crocus. Other dietary changes that may prevent flares include vitamin c, and low-fat dairy foods. ...Read more

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Can I use prednison treat gout?

Can I use prednison treat gout?

See below: Yes, Prednisone can be used for gout, but we try our best to limit it for short-term use. ...Read more

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How does colchicine treat gout?

How does colchicine treat gout?

Preventing symptoms: Colchicine works on the cellular level to prevent the inflammatory symptoms of gout- pain and swelling. ...Read more

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Can tramadol treat gout?

Pain only: Tramadol is for pain and can alleviate the pain from gout. Gouty attack still has to be treated appropriately with Colchicine if ok and nonsteroidals for the inflammation if tolerable. Prevention then will be appropriate when the attack is over. ...Read more

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What are your opinions of natural versus prescription medications for gout?

Let us see: Treatment for gout usually involves medications. What medications you and your doctor choose will be based on your current health and your own preferences.
I havetry this product few time (gout clear) it help the but in the acute stage. Thank you. ...Read more

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What are your recommendations of natural versus prescription medications for gout?

Not natural: Gout is the painful precipitation of uric acid crystals in various joints of the body the most famous being the great toe. Management is by blocking synthesis of the uric acid by a pharmacological agent called allopurinol. This is so effective, and safe, that I wonder why anyone would consider anything else. No "natural" product comes close. ...Read more

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How to treat with gout in feet?

With medicines: Gout is an inflammatory type of arthritis caused by the buildup of uric acid and collects in joints and soft tissues. Many cases occur in the foot and ankle.

Antiinflammatory medications help to reduce the inflammation. Other medications such as Colchicine and Allopurinol are used to control the uric acid. Sometimes, steroid injections can provide relief. ...Read more

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Why does allopurinol treat gout?

Why does allopurinol treat gout?

See below: It lowers the uric acid production in the blood, thereby preventing hyperurecemia and gouty attacks. ...Read more

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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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Do doctors know of natural home remedies for gout that I can use?

Do doctors know of natural home remedies for gout that I can use?

Earth Clinic: Go here its a good source

http://www. Earthclinic. Com/ailments. Html

** apple cider vinegar ". ...Read more

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Should I start on a course of colchicine to treat my gout? Worried about it.

Should I start on a course of colchicine to treat my gout? Worried about it.

Gout: Before starting any medication I recommend seeing a doctor to determine if Colchicine is the medication for you. It is a very aggressive med with lots of side effects. ...Read more

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Could meloxicam be used to treat gout?

Yes, it can be used: Meloxicam specifically hasn’t been studied in gout, but its drug class meloxicam is in have been shown to be effective to reduce pain and swelling during gout attacks. Note: they treat the symptom of pain but not they do nothing for the underlying cause - the gout itself. If you use it for gout, loop your doctor in; longtime use can erode the stomach and gut lining, leading to ulcers and bleeding. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat soreness from gout?

What can I do to treat soreness from gout?

NSAIDS: Most soreness and aches from gout can be treated with topical nsaids to oral nsaids. I use our cutting edge pain laser to reduce soreness in many of our gout patients. ...Read more

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Are there any natural treatments for gout that have been proven to be helpful?

Enriched skim milk?: Treatment no, but decreasing frequency of flare ups maybe so. Just released: drinking skim milk enriched with glycomacropeptide and g600 milk fat extract may help reduce the frequency of painful flare ups. Discuss with your doctor first though! Here is the link:

http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/news/fullstory_121136.Html. ...Read more

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What are your opinions of natural therapies versus prescription medications for gout?

What are your opinions of natural therapies versus prescription medications for gout?

Gout management: One of the key elements in successful management of gout,
is to prevent continued uric acid deposition in the joints, tendons,
and kidneys. Some "natural therapies" may seem to reduce acute attacks but don't sufficiently lower the body's uric acid to prevent more deposits. ...Read more

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Are there any natural herbal treatments for gout?

Are there any natural herbal treatments for gout?

Cherry, h2o, vit c: Cherry juice helps the flares. Vitamin c and good old water (staying hydrated) help prevent flares. Ask your doctor about other treatment. A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis. ...Read more

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How to treat a person with protein deficiency having gout?

How to treat a person with protein deficiency having gout?

See your doctor: If there is an underlying medical reason for your protein deficiency, medical treatment will be in order. If it is due to malnutrition or crash dieting, getting the right protein in the diet and/or supplementation might help. It is controversial, but in patients who do not take in enough protein and/or calories, muscle catabolism takes place before burning fat. ...Read more

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Where can I find a good natural gout treatment?

Where can I find a good natural gout treatment?

Avoid foods: Avoid foods that are high in purines. These are broken down into uric acid which in high elevations cause the gouty attacks. Look on line to find these foods.

Drink plenty of water. Cherry juice can help lower the uric acid levels as well. ...Read more

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I had a gout flare up. It was treated and went away. Started on Puricos on Tuesday. Now it feels like a new flare up. Should I continue on puricos?

I had a gout flare up. It was treated and went away. Started on Puricos on Tuesday. Now it feels like a new flare up. Should I continue on puricos?

YES: Speak with you Health care provider who may wish to treat the continued flare with an anti-inflammatory drug or a specific anti-gout medication such as COLCHICINE... BTW continued acute pain is common when Allopurinol is first begun!
Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What are some natural forms of pain relief/treatment for gout?

See details: The best treatment is to be on meds such as Allopurinol to normalize serum uric acid levels and prevent future attacks. No natural meds help acute attacks. ...Read more

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Can pantothenic acid be used to treat gout?

Pantothenic acid: In high doses, it can have a mild diuretic effect which can be helpful in eliminating uric acid through urine. However, it is not a stand alone treatment for gout. ...Read more

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I've been having a lot of pain in my feet and I think it might be gout, how can I treat it?

Get evaluated: There are many causes of pain in your feet. You should see a rheumatologist for a complete evaluation. They will be able to make a diagnosis and prescribe appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat gout on top left side of foot?

With medication: Antiinflammatories, and Colchicine are used to address the pain and inflammation of the [acute] gout attack. Allopurinol is commonly used to control uric acid levels. There are other options available as well- talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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How can you treat gout at home until you can see a doctor?

Motrin & warm soaks: Keep your foot elevated, warm soaks, ankle support elastic brace, motrin/ibuprofen, and plenty of rest. But you must see your pcp asap. ...Read more

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I was given apo-indomethacin to treat pain from gout, and now I have a big doubt about it?

You shouldn't: I am not sure what you are doubting as you did not say. Rest assured, Indomethacin is a common medication employed in gout conditions. It is the antiinflammatory of choice employed by most doctors. Apo - implies it was a brand name. One of the common side effects is frontal headaches, specific for this medication. All nsaid's (anti-inflammatory) carry certain risks. ...Read more

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Right foot under pain have treated for gout but nothing helps?

Right foot under pain have treated for gout but nothing helps?

Re evaluate: Perhaps the diagnosis is wrong. Re visit the doctor and consider a specialist for further work up. ...Read more

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Can I take naproxen 500 mg with ramiprill 10 mg to treat gout?

Can I take naproxen 500 mg with ramiprill 10 mg to treat gout?

Yes. Nap is 4 anti-: -inflammation, while Ramiprill is 4 uric acid metabolism. ...Read more