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I have frequent uti's; can this cause gout?

I have frequent uti's; can this cause gout?

No: Gout is caused by a metabolic problem of uric acid metabolism. Patients with gout can develop uric acid kidney stones, and anyone developing kidney stones is more at risk for utis than people who never form them. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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What cause gout ?

Elevated uric acid: Uric acid is a breakdown product that builds up in the blood. In people with gout it can be due to the body making too much and/or not excreting it efficiently. There can be many medical reasons for the build up of uric acid.This can lead to the production of monosodium urate crystals that can precipitate in the tissues and joints and cause the gout attack: evaluation and treatment depends. ...Read more

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Gout what caused it ?

Gout what caused it
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Uric acid: In gout, uric acid over accumulates in the body. When the uric acid crystallizes, it forms microscopic needle shaped crystals. A gout arthritis attack is one of the most severe joint pains. Other symptoms of gout can be kidney stones or chalky deposits in the skin. Gout can cause joint deformity. The good news is that gout is a very treatable disease with dietary changes and medications. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of gout?

What are the main causes of gout?

HIGH URIC ACID: High uric acid causes gout that can happen due to number of reasons, like diet high in purines, genetic predisposition or kidneys not able to excrete uric acid as a result there is high uric acid level in blood. ...Read more

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Can almonds cause gout?

Can almonds cause gout?

Almonds are healthy: Almonds are very healthy for us. They contain unsaturated fats, vitamins, particularly Vit E, and some protein. The protein almonds contain are not going to spike your serum uric acid, which provokes gout. Almonds contain oxalate, which can crystallize in urine to promote calcium oxalate stones. Be sure you balance your diet, eat well, drink 3 liters per day, and enjoy almonds-an excellent food. ...Read more

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Does gout cause headaches?

Not usually: Headaches in perswon suffering from gout is usually due to the NSAID they are taking particularly indocine/indomethacin. ...Read more

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Does oolong tea cause gout?

No relationship: I've never seen or heard a relationship there. Large quantities of red meats, beer and several other foods are known triggers for gout. Lately, it has been found that drinking cherry juice can be helpful in preventing attacks. ...Read more

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What causes gout flare ups?

Many: They can be caused by medications, kidney function and other medical reasons, hereditary predisposition, and (controversially) diet. Hyperuricemia can cause the gout. The underlying cause of hyperuricemia needs to be addressed, and sometimes management with medications are necessary. ...Read more

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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