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Is gout permanent or can it be reversed?

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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Darrell Latva
Dr. Darrell Latva
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Depends

Most gout is reversible.
If there has been joint destruction by erosions, that part may not go back to normal.

In brief: Depends

Most gout is reversible.
If there has been joint destruction by erosions, that part may not go back to normal.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Modify diet

Gout develops when too much uric acid accumulates in the blood, soft tissues, or joints due to acidic foods.
Try to maintain alkaline diet and body pH between 6.8-7.4 take plant based lithium products called li-zyme from biotics research this is made with lentils, broad beans and peas.

In brief: Modify diet

Gout develops when too much uric acid accumulates in the blood, soft tissues, or joints due to acidic foods.
Try to maintain alkaline diet and body pH between 6.8-7.4 take plant based lithium products called li-zyme from biotics research this is made with lentils, broad beans and peas.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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