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Is gout permanent or can it be reversed?

Is gout permanent or can it be reversed?

DEPENDS: Patients with gout can be classified as "overproducers" or "underexcretors" of uric acid. Lab tests are used to distinguish between the two; this could then guide treatment. ...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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It is gout permanent? What can I do to make it heal?

Permanent: But it can be managed to a great extent by medical means and diet generally it is less common in females and you are a bit young for this too probably want to see a good doctor concerning this type of problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I'm a gout patient. is there a permanent remedy ?

What to do if I'm a gout patient. is there a permanent remedy ?

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 more

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Whicn herbal medicine can cure gout permanently?

None: Gout is due to excess uric acid. Decreasing uric acid requires dietary changes and/or medications. Herbs do not reduce uric acid sufficiently to cure gout. ...Read more

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Can repeated gout attacks cause permanent inflammation and tendinitis?

Can repeated gout attacks cause permanent inflammation and tendinitis?

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 more

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Could repeated gout attacks cause permanent inflammation and tendonitis?

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 more

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What is gout?

What is gout?

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 more

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What is gout?

What is gout?

Crystals in joint: Uric acid can get in a joint , often the first joint of the big toe and cause pain, redness & swelling.Your dr has quick relief. ...Read more

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