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I Am Pregnant And I Am Having A Gout Attack
I am having a gout attack that is in its ninth day. I have "moderate" kidney dysfunction (Creatinine of 1.55 aprox). Can I use Ibuprofen? What else?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Control is possible: You need an evaluation to define the correct diagnosis and if it is gout you need long term therapy to lower the uric acid in your blood - ideally below 6 mg. Life style changes may also help. While anti-inflammatory medications can stop acute attacks, and Colchicine can help prevent attacks and sometimes used to treat acute attacks - you need urate lowering therapy long term. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For a healthy 36 year old, after gout attack has resolved, can colchicine (alone) be taken to prevent future attacks and how much and for how long?
I am having chrounic gout but recently had a attack afICINter a duration of 10 years or so. pl suggest me the BEST PROVEN MEDICINE in Allopathy or preferably in HOMEOPATHY for immediate relief.A lso suggest best diet to avoid GOUT attack. th
Get a Consult.: There are far too many options and consideration that are available for the treatment of gout. It is simply to much to discuss with the limited space available. You need to consult one of the many specialists who are experienced with the effective treatment of long term gout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Better not to!: You should let the inflammation subside to the p[oint the pain is gone. You can increase joint damage if it is present. Plus, why would you want to, since pain would increase. I am aspeaking for activities that would put stress on your inflammed joint(s). If your toe is involved, no harm from upper extremity excercise. This is a common sense answer! ...Read more
Possibly: While an acute gouty attack can occur anywhere, the most common place is in the foot. More specifically, the great toe joint is the #1 place of occurrence. On a side note, uric acid levels or a 24hr urine can be negative during an acute gouty attack. Visit your doctor and give them a complete history which should help determine your best course of therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've been overindulging on rich foods with propensity for gout. Any suggestions to prevent an attack?
Hyperuricemia: If you don't have problem with the metabolism to produce and get rid of uric acid, it is unlikely you would get gout. If you do, then one, you should be avoiding those food you know can cause gout, and two, you should talk to your doctor to get medicine to prevent the production of and increase the elimination of uric acid. ...Read more
Hi I'm taking Colchicine for a gout attack my first, I only have 2 tablets left and I'm in pain without much change. Is this common thanks ?
Gout that is not : Controlled can cause joint destruction, tendon changes and soft tissue deposits to develop. Nodules or tophi can fo in soft tissues, tendons can get gouty deposits and cartilage can be destroyed in joints . Severe systemic issues in the heart kidney and other really important organs can occur too. Gout is easily controlled with the proper diagnosis and. Medication in most cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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