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Is watermelon bad for gout?

Is watermelon bad for gout?

Watermelon: Food beliefs can be very ingrained in a community. But medicine would be neutral on this one. It is 100% carbohydrate calories and would neither be good nor bad for gout. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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What medication is good for the gout?

Colchicine: For acute attacks of gout, best treatment is colchicine. Nsaids such as Indocin (indomethacin) can also help. Allopurinol is a medication used to treat chronic gout. It should not be started when there is an active flare as it can worsen the flare. ...Read more

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Tequila good for gout?

Tequila good for gout?

Tequila and gout: No one is going to recommend that you drink alcohol to treat gout. With that said, there is evidence that tequila helps your kidneys get uric acid out. On the other hand, alcohol dehydrates you, which is bad for gout. ...Read more

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Is milk is good for gout?

Milk and gout.: Milk intake shouldn't have much bearing on gout. You'd need a higher protein lad, combined with relative dehydration, to lead to an acute attack of gout- such as hamburgers and alcohol in the summer. ...Read more

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Is ham good for treating gout?

No: Gout is a kidney issue. It is triggered by certain foods in your diet. One small study suggested cherries may help but it was not a strong study. Since meat is a food with a high purine content, it has the potential to worsen the gout. ...Read more

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What meds is good for gout or ulcera?

There: Are meds to control uric acid. There are meds for acute attacks. ...Read more

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Please tell me what is good for gout pain?

Please tell me what is good for gout pain?

See details: Nsaids, a short course of Prednisone or a cortisone injection of the involved join. The best treatment is taking taking a med to normalize your uric acid level and prevent future attacks. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Which over-the-counter drug is good for gout?

OTC drug: There is nothing over the counter for gout. Best are rx from doctor unless you can try alieve and those types. ...Read more

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Is heat in pad or any form of heat good for gout?

Is heat in pad or any form of heat good for gout?

Heat for gout.: Heat applied locally to an area affected by acute gout can help relieve some of the discomfort, yes. ...Read more

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I want to ask if urosolvine and uralyt-u is good medicine for gout?

Urosolvine: These also fall into the category of poorly controlled substances. What works is tried and true medicine. See your podiatrist or rheumatologist for real help. ...Read more

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What kind of diet is good for an 63 year old woman who has gout and diabetes?

What kind of diet is good for an 63 year old woman who has gout and diabetes?

Gout and dm diet: ADA 1800cal /day. No sugar. No bread. No muffins. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat nonstarch veggies and hi pulp fruits. Whole grains and nuts are excellent. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more

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Could you suggest me a good diet for an 63 year old woman with gout and diabetes?

Could you suggest me a good diet for an 63 year old woman with gout and diabetes?

Gout dm diet: Optimal features - take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 10/day. Add Lemon extract 2 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat only of pulpy fruit and non starch veggies. No bread. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more

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What foods are good for the gout? He has had the gout since easter, and has been taking indomethizde?

What foods are good for the gout? He has had the gout since easter, and has been taking indomethizde?

Good: Good and elaborated are both answers to your question, by drs fox and weiss. Gout is a systemic disease that should be tretaed by the rheumatologist, who is also an internist. The entire physiopathology was extensively explained, and as you can read, there are no foods good for goutu, but foods that con lessen the attacks and the frecuency and the acumulation of that pool of uric acid. The ideal number for long term control for the " normal " uric acid level should be no higher than six and that could be obatined with je two meds mentioned by dr weiss. Colchicine could be used to reduce the frecuency of acute episodes, when taken daily on a long term basis on a patient that has frecuent acute attacks. ...Read more

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I get gout, I heard iodine pills are good for gout is this true? I have been on them for about2 weeks and my gout is completely gone!

Unrelated: Iodine is not a treatment for gout. You experience may represent a coincidence. It would be prudent to consult a rheumatologist to find out if you even have gout.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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What is good for gout?

What is good for gout?

Medication: There are a number of good drugs. For long term care it would usually be Allopurinol or uloric. ...Read more

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Is urcinol good for gout?

Uncertain: It is not fda approved. It is not been evaluated in fda studies. ...Read more

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I suffer from severe gout. What are good medications and diet suggestions?

I suffer from severe gout. What are good medications and diet suggestions?

Gout diet: Adjust diet. Take in tart cherry juice +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/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 /day. Allopurinol is usual med. ...Read more

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I am trying to find out what kind of foods are good to eat to help your body if you have gout.

I am trying to find out what kind of foods are good to eat to help your body if you have gout.

Gout diet: Fruits and vegetables, whole grains, berries, color greens salads. Avoid high protein diet. Drink 8 glasses of pure water per day.
Usually medical treatment is necessary as diet along will not control most of gout problems. ...Read more

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My hubby is 28 years old he jhad already gout, what kind of food he need to eat and food that's not good for his situation?

My hubby is 28 years old he jhad already gout, what kind of food he need to eat and food that's not good for his situation?

Best proteins, carbs: To prevent gout recurrence, work toward ideal weight. And replace refined (white) carbs with complex carbs (whole grains/veggies). Stop sodas and drinks or foods with added fructose. Decrease beer (especially) and distilled alcohol (some wine ok). For protein decrease meat & others with saturated fats. Increase protein from low fat dairy and plant sources. For some people fatty meals cause flares. ...Read more

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Is drinking cider good for gout?

Is drinking cider good for gout?

No and no: Cider does not help with gout and drinking cider vinegar is even worse. Popular websites talk about apple cider vinegar and how it prevents gout. It does not. It strips the enamel from your teeth and burns your esophagus. Other problems can also occur. Vinegar pills are also not safe. ...Read more

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Is oat not good to person with gout?

Is oat not good to person with gout?

Gout diet: Diet does not play as great a role in worsening or helping gouty symptoms as is commonly thought. Diets high in alcohol, particularly beer, shellfish or organ meats pose the greatest risk. Fruits, grains, vegetables and dairy products do not raise the risk of gout for most people. Enjoy your oatmeal! ...Read more

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What are some good treatments for gout?

What are some good treatments for gout?

Diet, meds: Aside from changing diet and possible medications causing gout, the two common drugs to lower uric acid are Allopurinol and uloric. Rarely, probenecid is used. A new infusion, krystexxa, (pegloticase) is necessary very rarely. During flares, anti-inflammatories, ice and rest are helpful. A rheumatologist treats this kind of arthritis. ...Read more

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Is flax seed oil good for treating gout?

No: The vest treatments for gout are dietary and pharmacological measures to lower uric acid levels. ...Read more

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Where can I find a good natural gout treatment?

Where can I find a good natural gout treatment?

Avoid foods: Avoid foods that are high in purines. These are broken down into uric acid which in high elevations cause the gouty attacks. Look on line to find these foods.

Drink plenty of water. Cherry juice can help lower the uric acid levels as well. ...Read more

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I am 64 years old, generally good health, and had a first case of gout. My uric acid was 8.1. What should I do?

I am 64 years old, generally good health, and had a first case of gout. My uric acid was 8.1. What should I do?

Hi uric acid: Take in tart cherry juice and tart cherries, 20/day. Add Lemon extract 4 tblspns / day. And 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 liters per day. Allopurinol rx hel ...Read more

Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Gout (Definition)

Occurs when too much uric acid gets deposited in a joint. Lifestyle factors like red meat and alcohol ...Read more