Top 20 Doctor insights on: How to treat gout with natural alternatives

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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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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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