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Is gout a symptom of CKD or does it cause ckd?

Is gout a symptom of CKD or does it cause ckd?

Either is possible: Gout with accompanying hyperuricemia can cause kidney disease (uric acid nephropathy). It can also be due to kidney disease, as a decline in kidney function is often associated with increased uric acid levels. Anyone with gout should have there kidney function checked regularly. A nephrologist is usually skilled to detect which is the primary disorder. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
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Chronic Kidney Disease (Definition)

Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive loss in renal function over a period of months or years. Chronic kidney disease is identified by a blood test for creatinine. Higher levels of creatinine indicate a decreased capability of the kidneys ...Read more


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My creatinine is 1.7 and I have gout. My doctor prescribe me ketobest 600 mg 3x a day. My kidney ultrasound is normal. Do I have ckd? I exrcise evrday

My creatinine is 1.7 and I have gout. My doctor prescribe me ketobest 600 mg 3x a day. My kidney ultrasound is normal. Do I have ckd? I exrcise evrday

See details: It depends on your muscle mass, but if you exercise daily that creatinine level is likely to be normal for you. If you use creatine supplements that would be another possible cause. I doubt ketobest has any value. ...Read more

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Hi I'm stage 4 ckd I'm having really intensive gout attack my feet and right knee. When to er they only gave me oxy. It's not working its worst wt fev?

You need a full prog: You need a full gout program. The CKD can decrease the ability of the body to reduce uric acid levels. These are medications like allopurinol, uloric or even krystexxa (pegloticase). You need to have your physician have you see a rheumatologist to work with your other physicians. ...Read more

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What causes gout, and what are the symptoms 1 have this severe pain in my knee for two days now, and i think it could be gout.

High uric acid: Most commonly high uric acid can cause gout. Certain foods for example alcohol and shell fish can cause high uric acid and "gout attacks." a simple exam and testing can diagnose if you have gout, and then you can get the proper treatment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best relief you have received from gout? Completely symptom free?

Uric acid control: To control gout long term you need to lower the blood uric acid so you no longer form uratey crystals that precipitate in th4e tissues and joints and cause the acute gout attacks. Medications like benmid, allopurinol, uloric, Krystexxa (pegloticase) are all used in appropriate setting and need to be carefullymonitored for safety. These programs are very successful in keeping you symptom free. ...Read more

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1st time gout, prescribed indomethacin(25 mg 3-per day). was told to stop when symptom alleviate. when stop, the symptom back. been 3 wks. wht to do?

1st time gout, prescribed indomethacin(25 mg 3-per day). was told to stop when symptom alleviate. when stop, the symptom back. been 3 wks. wht to do?

See details: How do you know it is gout? Was the joint aspirated and crystals found.? Was the joint at the base of the great toe involved? if it is gout, Indomethacin should be continued until the attack totally resolves. Then a combination of Colcrys and Allopurinol started to normalize serum uric acid. ...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