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If you get gout once does it always come back again?

If you get gout once does it always come back again?

Depends on uric acid: The frequency of gout flares is proportional to the concentration of uric acid in the blood test. If uric acid is 10, gout will surely return within a year. If it is lowered below 6, flares probably will stop within months. ...Read more

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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


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If you get gout once does it always come back for life?

If you get gout once does it always come back for life?

Yes it can: Unfortunately, patients with a history of an attack of gout are at a higher risk for getting further attacks. To reduce your potential for attackes, changes your diets by elininating many foods includind red meats and shellfish. No alcohol. See a physician and discuss medication options to reduce and possibly prevent further attacks. ...Read more

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I am having problem with gout. I had it in my left foot and it keeps coming back. Now it has moved to my right footas well. I am on gout medicines but my feet feel sore.What should I do?

I am having problem with gout. I had it in my left foot and it keeps coming back. Now it has moved to my right footas well. I am on gout medicines but my feet feel sore.What should I do?

It is possible the: Medss you are taking are not working., or the dosage insufficient, your uric acid level should be below 6.0. When therapy is not working you need to be re-evaluated. I.E you may be an overproducer of urin acid but being treated as an underexcreter of it.....Follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi i'm a sufferer of gout but don't get it regularly, recently had a bad attack of but does not seem to shift , it goes and comes back?

Once you get attacks: It is important to be under the care of a doctor. It is not only the localized flare ups you have to worry about, there is potential damage to kidneys and heart. Make sure a doctor is monitoring you. ...Read more

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My vision get clouded with yellowness suddenly, I can't find my balance and I feel nauseous. Had to sit down but come back when I stand. BP is 112/50.

My vision get clouded with yellowness suddenly, I can't find my balance and I feel nauseous. Had to sit down but come back when I stand. BP is 112/50.

Imbalance: Low blood pressure in the standing position can cause these symptoms. They may also be caused by an acute inner ear disorder especially if turning your head produces vertigo. If these symptoms don't quickly resolve, you should be examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more