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Is Gout Permanent Or Can It Be Reversed
Diet for gout: Adjust diet.Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz per day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /d. Allopurinol rx daily ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gout usually: Is a monoarticular disease, so it usually will be present in a joint. 75% of the time this is the first metatarsophalangeal joint. So, it is unlikely to cause permenant inflammation and tenderness. Though, I do believe it is possible, particularly if it would occur in an uncommon location, say, near the achilles' tendon. Most things are possible. So, possible, but not common. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The concern would be: Damage of bone, the gout can actually eat away at bone ( the ur ate crystals that is) also one must realize this is not just a disorder of the affected joint. Your kidneys and heart can be affected as well. Instead of getting repeated attacks, treat the disease and control it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Uric acid arthritis: Gout is a form of arthritis caused by uric acid crystals. Uric acid crystals form when the amount of uric acid, a natural waste product, becomes too high in the blood. Uric acid levels can become high due to poor kidney function, obesity, or genetics. Gout is treated by decreasing inflammation to treat the arthritis and by decreasing uric acid levels in the blood to dissolve the crystals. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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