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Will gout kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will gout kill me if I don't get treatment?

No but painful: A gout attack is one of the most severe joint pains that you can experience. The most common site is the big toe. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones (also painful) or chalky deposits in the skin ( painful if large and draining through the skin). Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. Gout is not fatal. ...Read more

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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


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Best gout treatment?

Best gout treatment?

Depends: There are several really good treatments for gout. If you are in an active flare, and your kidneys are good, and you are not at risk for an ulcer, indomethocin is very effective and inexpensive. Just be sure to take it with food. If you are not immunocompromised in any way Colchicine is another good treatment, and inexpensive too. If you develop diarrhea stop it right away. Prevention is best! ...Read more

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What is the best gout treatment?

What is the best gout treatment?

Yes: Antiinflammatories, soaking foot in warm epsom salts water, drinking a lot of water, avoid gouty foods. ...Read more

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Are there treatment guidelines for gout?

Are there treatment guidelines for gout?

Depends: Do you have acute or chronic gout? There are medication options after bloodwork tests for chronic gout. There is also a fairly uniform treatment protocol for acute gout which may involve anti-inflammatory medication or injection, in addition to diet modification, uric acid bloodwork or joint fluid, x ray evaluation for joint destruction, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for gout and pain?

What is the best treatment for gout and pain?

See a doctor: Medication for pain and or swelling and to control the gout. If pain is acute sometimes steroid injections can be given. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for gout?

Decrease uric acid: High uric acid levels in the blood cause gout. The most effective treatment is to lower those levels. The previous doctor spelled out how we do that with drugs. It is desirable to avoid drugs, if possible. Go to this reference to learn how to lower uric acid without drugs. https://www.researchgate.net/post/How_can_a_patient_lower_uric_acid_level_in_his_blood_without_taking_any_drugs ...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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What are some suggested treatment options for gout?

Controlling uric : Acid levels. Watching diet, avoiding foods that elevate uric acid. Taking prophylactic medication if needed. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate gout treatment for my brother?

Uloric: Medications uloric and Allopurinol are the drugs of choice. Also reducing the dietary in take of purines will help as well. Many believe that diet does not matter but it does. Alcohol, processed meats etc all contain high levels of purine. Try to avoid the foods on the list of high purine content. Dehydration can also bring on a gout flair. ...Read more

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Best treatment for gout because colochicine is not working!!!!

Best treatment for gout because colochicine is not working!!!!

Need total program: You need: Correct diagnosis Correct staging combination of therapy see a rheumatologist ...Read more

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Are there any holistic treatment for gout?

Watch what you: Eat, ......Sounds pretty holistic to me.....Have some bing cherries. ...Read more

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What's the newest treatment, medicine for gout, please?

See details: Uloric is the latest medication for gout prevention but is not for the treatment of acute attacks. However, Allopurinol is the drug of choice for prevention. Both are just as effective but uloric costs hundreds of dollars more a year. Uloric is prescribed only when Allopurinol is not tolerated or is not effective enough. ...Read more

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Ayurvedic treatment for gout?

Ayurvedic treatment for gout?

Healthy diet: Vegetables especially celery are key parts of the diet. Also, fruits, nuts, and berries are beneficial. Avoid red meats, shellfish, and restrict dairy. Lifestyles changes such as exercise and reducing obesity are also important. Smoking and alcohol are forbidden. ...Read more

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Whats sudo gout? Whats the treatment?Why can't I move my ankles they are swollen and hurts very much?

Psudeogout: Pseudogout causes inflammation in joints similar to gout. Gout is caused by deposition of uric acid crystals in joints, whereas, pseudogout is caused by calcium pyorphosphate crystals. During acute flares, both can respond to anti-inflammatories such as nsaids as well as colchicine. Would recommend being evaluated by your doctor to arrive at a diagnosis. Other causes should be ruled out. ...Read more

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What are some natural forms of pain relief/treatment for gout?

What are some natural forms of pain relief/treatment for gout?

See details: The best treatment is to be on meds such as Allopurinol to normalize serum uric acid levels and prevent future attacks. No natural meds help acute attacks. ...Read more