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Is gout contagious; can I give it to my husband?

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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Fortunately, gout is not contagious.
The individual affected by gout simply has an excess of uric acid in her body and the excess buildup is often genetic. However, lifestyle and diet contribute to gout so people who live and eat together ...

In brief: No

Fortunately, gout is not contagious.
The individual affected by gout simply has an excess of uric acid in her body and the excess buildup is often genetic. However, lifestyle and diet contribute to gout so people who live and eat together ...
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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Dr. Robert Dudley
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Gout is not contagious.

In brief: No

Gout is not contagious.
Dr. Robert Dudley
Dr. Robert Dudley
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Gout is not contagious.
It is not an infection. Gout is a disorder of the metabolism of certain proteins in the body.

In brief: No

Gout is not contagious.
It is not an infection. Gout is a disorder of the metabolism of certain proteins in the body.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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